ERIC Number: ED231932
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep-9
Reference Count: N/A
Civil Rights Implication of the Education Block Grant Program. Oversight Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session. Serial No. 83.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
This report contains transcripts of testimonies and prepared statements presented at a session of the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights. The session was convened to conduct hearings on the civil rights implication of the education block grant program proposed by the Reagan Administration. Statements of the following witnesses are included: (1) Cynthia G. Brown, codirector of the Equality Center (Washington, D.C.); (2) Samuel Husk, executive director of the Council of Great City Schools (Washington, D.C.); (3) Lee McMurrin, Superintendent of the Milwaukee (WI) Public Schools; and (4) Eugene Reville, Superintendent of the Buffalo (NY) Public Schools. Gary Orfield, of the University of Chicago (IL), also gave testimony and presented two prepared statements entitled"Desegregation of Black and Hispanic Students from 1968 to 1980," and "Why Are Illinois Schools the Most Segregted?" A letter from Congressman William F. Goodling to Howard Simons, managing editor of the "Washington Post," is included in the report, as well. (AOS)
Descriptors: Black Students, Block Grants, Civil Rights, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Hearings, Hispanic Americans, Program Evaluation, Racial Composition, Racially Balanced Schools, School Desegregation, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.