ERIC Number: ED129940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Equal Educational Opportunity: The State of the Law. ERIC-CUE Urban Disadvantaged Series, Number 48.
Glickstein, Howard A.
This paper addresses the state of the law of equal educational opportunity. Among the laws, acts, and statutes addressed are the following: the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the implementation of school desegregation in the North and South, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Educational Opportunities Act of 1974, State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act of 1972, the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971. affirmative action, and the Equal Pay Act of 1963. There are some special problems that are also discussed, such as the following: inequitable systems of school financing, Federal tax benefits and schools that discriminate, Federal remedies against private schools, and discrimination against school personnel. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Desegregation Litigation, Educational Discrimination, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems, Educationally Disadvantaged, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Federal Courts, Minority Group Children, Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, School Desegregation, Sex Discrimination, Supreme Court Litigation
Institute for Urban and Minority Education, Box 40, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. 10027 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.