ERIC Number: ED304485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Elementary and Secondary School Civil Rights Survey, 1986. National Summaries.
DBS Corp., Arlington, VA.; Opportunity Systems, Inc., Washington, DC.
This document presents the results of a survey of the characteristics of students enrolled in public schools throughout the nation during the 1985-86 academic year. The survey instrument was comprised of an ED 101 form for school districts and an ED 102 form for individual schools. Surveyed were 3,455 districts, containing 37,313 schools and 23,544,704 students. Student data, broken down by sex and race (American Indian, Asian, Hispanic, Black, total minority, and White) are provided in the following areas: (1) enrollment; (2) suspensions; (3) corporal punishment; (4) gifted/talented; (5) educable mentally retarded; (6) trainable mentally retarded; (7) speech impaired; (8) seriously emotionally disturbed; (9) specific learning disabled; (10) language assistance programs; (11) graduation rate; (12) special education; (13) school desegregation; (14) participation in various programs (disciplinary action, gifted/talented programs, special education programs) as a function of the minority component of the school; (15) classroom desegregation; (16) limited English proficiency, pupils' needs and services; (17) special education needs and services, by percent of enrollment identified as requiring special education; (18) amount of time spent in special education programs; (19) distribution of single sex classes; and (20) selected program participation, by sex. Data are presented on 12 tables. Appendices provide the survey instrument, and detail reported and projected enrollment data by state. (BJV)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, Classroom Desegregation, Corporal Punishment, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Ethnic Distribution, High School Graduates, Hispanic Americans, Limited English Speaking, Minority Group Children, National Surveys, Public Schools, Racial Differences, School Demography, School Desegregation, School Statistics, Sex Differences, Special Education, Student Characteristics, White Students
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: DBS Corp., Arlington, VA.; Opportunity Systems, Inc., Washington, DC.
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