ERIC Number: ED236302
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Effective School Desegregation: Equity, Quality, and Feasibility. Sage Focus Editions 42
Hawley, Willis D., Ed.
The 12 articles in this book cover most of the significant issues about which judges, policymakers, educators, and parents are concerned when they evaluate and debate the desirability of school desegregation. Part I addresses the legal context of desegregation policy with (1) "Brown in Perspective," by William L. Taylor. The effects of desegregation on students is the subject of Part II, which includes (2) "Reducing Racial Prejudice in Desegregated Schools," by John B. McConahay; (3) "Minority Achievement: Policy Implications of Research," by Robert L. Crain and Rita E. Mahard; (4) "Minority Children: Desegregation, Self-Evaluation, and Achievement Orientation," by Edgar G. Epps; (5) "Hispanic Students and School Desegregation," by Ricardo R. Fernandez and Judith T. Guskin; and (6) "Going to College and Getting a Good Job: The Impact of Desegregation," by James M. McPartland and Jomills Henry Braddock II. Part III deals with the demographics of desegregation with (7) "Understanding White Flight and Doing Something about It," by Christine H. Rossell and Willis D. Hawley; and (8) "Housing Patterns and Desegregation Policy," by Gary Orfield. Finally, Part IV contains articles on organizing schools for effective desegregation with (9) "Cooperative Learning and Desegregation," by Robert E. Slavin; (10) "Implementing Desegregation Decrees," by Mark G. Yudof; (11) "Implementing Attractive Ideas: Problems and Prospects," by James E. Crowfoot and Mark A. Chesler; and (12) "Equity and Quality in Education: Characteristics of Effective Schools," by Willis D. Hawley. (GC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Compliance (Legal), Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Residential Patterns, School Effectiveness, Urban to Suburban Migration, Whites
Sage Publications, 275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 ($14.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Prepared under the auspices of the National Review Panel on School Desegregation Research.