ERIC Number: ED210370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep-27
Reference Count: N/A
Equal Educational Opportunity Strategies for Today's Realities.
Reynolds, William Bradford
Presented here are the remarks of William Bradford Reynolds, Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division at the Education Commission of the States National Project on Desegregation Strategies' Workshop. Reynolds states that mandatory busing and other remedial techniques to achieve racial balance in schools (measures tentatively sanctioned by the United States Supreme Court after the Swann decision of 1971) have not fared well. The speaker says that the Department of Justice will now emphasize a remedy that will remove State enforced barriers to open up access to public schools; to ensure that all students are provided with educational opportunities of comparable quality; and to provide individual relief to students injured by unconstitutional state actions. Reynolds cites the overseeing of the development of a desegregation plan in Chicago, Illinois in which the Justice Department is emphasizing voluntary desegregation techniques. (APM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Justice, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Brown v Board of Education