ERIC Number: ED106037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: N/A
[Racial Census of Michigan Public Schools, 1969-70.]
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
In 1966, the Michigan State Board of Education and the Michigan Civil Rights Commission adopted a Joint Policy Statement on Equality of Education Opportunity. As part of this policy statement's implementation, the State Board of Education requested a school racial census, which was taken in the spring of 1967. Data collected on the racial composition of student bodies and personnel in all public schools was to be used to measure progress toward the goal of equality of educational opportunity without discrimination due to race, color, or national origin. The 1969-70 school racial-ethnic census is given in this report. Based on questionnaires returned from 3,870 separate school buildings, which employed 97,645 professional staff to provide educational services for 2.1 million pupils, the data were analyzed on a regional basis. Tabular data are given for the: (1) racial-ethnic distribution of students and professional staff; (2) distribution of pupils in schools of varying racial composition; and (3) racial-ethnic distribution by region. (NQ)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan