ERIC Number: ED217093
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
School Desegregation. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session (September 17, 21, 23, October 7, 14, 19, 21, 29, November 4 and 19, 1981). Serial No. 26.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
This is the record of a series of Congressional subcommittee hearings on the progress, problems, and effectiveness of desegregation efforts in public schools. Included are statements and testimonies of educators, social scientists, legal scholars, public officials, and parents on the relative advantages and disadvantages of various desegregation methods; the effects of school desegregation on educational programs, academic achievement, housing patterns, and white flight; methods of implementing desegregation plans; and related issues. Descriptions of actual experiences with school desegregation in different communities, the results of research, and journal and newspaper articles serve to provide background information and to support statements concerning the effects of and public attitudes toward school desegregation. Discussions among subcommittee members and witnesses are recorded verbatim. (MJL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Civil Rights, Community Attitudes, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Minority Groups, Neighborhood Integration, Parent Attitudes, Public Opinion, Public Policy, Racial Discrimination, School Desegregation, Social Influences, Urban to Suburban Migration, Whites
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.