ERIC Number: EJ914700
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Reference Count: 12
Public School Desegregation and Education Facilities
Hunter, Richard C.
School Business Affairs, v77 n2 p24-26 Feb 2011
Early federal court decisions in school desegregation placed little emphasis on public school facilities. Those early decisions focused primarily on requiring black and white students to attend the same schools and requiring the integration of teachers. What does the literature say about the relationship between student achievement and educational facilities? Will better educational facilities produce higher student achievement? In this article, the author provides a rationale for improving school facilities. He believes that, although there is no conclusive evidence that school facilities have a direct effect on student achievement, his experience with school desegregation in Kansas City, Missouri, has cemented his perceptions that there is a connection.
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Desegregation, Educational Facilities Improvement, Academic Achievement, Court Litigation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan; Missouri; North Carolina; Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Milliken v Bradley; Missouri v Jenkins