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ERIC Number: EJ372304
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Declines in Minority Access: A Tale of Five Cities.
Orfield, Gary; Paul, Faith
Educational Record, v68 n4 v69 n1 p56-62 Fall-Win 1987-88
A study of enrollment patterns in five major metropolitan areas, that reveals barriers impeding Black and Hispanic access to two- and four-year institutions, is discussed. Causes of shrinking access include segregation in schools, increasing college costs, inadequate assistance to unprepared students, and lack of commitment to equal opportunity. (MLW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles); Georgia (Atlanta); Illinois (Chicago); Pennsylvania (Philadelphia); Texas (Houston)