ERIC Number: ED175973
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Racial Isolation in the Rochester Public Schools: The Problem and What to Do About It. Special Report.
Urban League of Rochester, Inc., NY.
This report focuses on initiatives which might be taken by the Rochester Board of Education to reduce racial isolation within the city. Information is provided about the extent of racial isolation in Rochester, the effects of isolation on student achievement, the forces behind minority group isolation, and current policies and programs undertaken to reduce minority isolation. A basic approach for improving educational opportunities for all city students and for equalizing opportunities among racial groups is then described in terms of a desegregation plan based upon "consolidated attendance areas." Taken into account are grade organization, building utilization, financial considerations, and redistricting. Suggestions are made for developing a workable desegregation plan that utilizes community involvement. Finally, specific actions that might be taken by the Board to achieve racially balanced schools and to improve the quality of education in Rochester are outlined. (EB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Urban League of Rochester, Inc., NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (Rochester)