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McMillian, M. Monique; Fuller, Sarah; Hill, Zoelene; Duch, Kate; Darity, William A., Jr. – Urban Education, 2018
This study uses a North Carolina administrative data set to analyze racial segregation and student achievement in Wake County during race-based and income-based school assignment plans. We find a modest increase in the level of racial segregation in Wake schools during the income-based plan, but compared with other large districts in the state,…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, School Segregation, Student Placement, Socioeconomic Influences
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Bishop, Joseph P.; Jackson, John H. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
Looking at the evolution of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) over the last 50 years, this paper argues that many of the racial, social, and economic inequities of 1965 that President Johnson was hoping to address have only been accelerated. It's not only time for a modern rethink on educational equity, but also a much broader set…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Equal Education
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López, Francesca; McEneaney, Elizabeth; Nieswandt, Martina – American Journal of Education, 2015
Little research currently examines language instruction educational programs (LIEPs) in states with a more recent growth of the Latino English learner population. To meet this need, the authors examined the content each of the state LIEPs, focusing chiefly on the extent to which the types of language support, as well as the stipulations associated…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Bilingual Education Programs
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Snyder, Thomas D.; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2015
The 2013 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 49th in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The Digest has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Dropouts, Educational Finance
Meshoulam, David – ProQuest LLC, 2014
In the United States after World War II, science had come to occupy a central place in the minds of policy makers, scientists, and the public. Negotiating different views between these groups proved a difficult task and spilled into debates over the role and scope of science education. To examine this process, this dissertation traces the history…
Descriptors: Humanities, Physics, Science Instruction, Science Curriculum
Lhamon, Catherine; Gupta, Vanita – US Department of Justice, 2014
Although the overall number of youth involved in the juvenile justice system has been decreasing, there are still more than 60,000 young people in juvenile justice residential facilities in the United States on any given day. With the support of grants administered by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ),…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education
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DeBray, Elizabeth; Blankenship, Ann Elizabeth – Peabody Journal of Education, 2013
Congress's role in defining and promoting equality of educational opportunity has evolved over the past 55 years since "Brown v. Board of Education." Most recently, all three branches of the federal government have focused more on equality of educational opportunity for "individual" students rather than for protected classes.…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Government Role, Federal Government, Federal State Relationship
Collins, Donald R. – Online Submission, 2008
Historical and contemporary perceptions of the African American child are based on his or her relationship to his family in general and to his or her mother in particular. This article critically reviews flawed premises constructed by outsiders looking into the African American family. These premises have shaped the education and social place…
Descriptors: African American Students, African American Family, Urban Youth, Black Dialects
Moore, Mary T.; And Others – 1983
This report summarizes a two-volume study focusing on state administration of selected federal education programs and federal and state interactions surrounding programs for special pupils. Federal programs and civil rights provisions examined include four titles of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Education for All Handicapped…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Conflict, Educational Administration, Educational Opportunities
Bailey, Stephen K. – 1968
Increasing pressure by state governments to end racial discrimination and defacto school segregation in public schools is predicted. Deeply ingrained American prejudice and Congressional racalcitrance have so far hindered progress in this area and, in fact, schools are more segregated now than they were at the time of the Brown decision. The white…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, De Facto Segregation, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Fairley, Richard L. – 1968
The Rural Isolated Task Force is a technical assistance project administered by the Division of Equal Education Opportunities. Southern, rural majority Negro school systems (242) have been cut off from Federal aid. The proposed Task Force will survey and make plans to ameliorate the educational problems of such school systems. Titles I and III of…
Descriptors: Black Education, Civil Rights, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems
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Guthrie, James W. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1983
This article describes the past 25 years of school finance policy reforms, illustrates tensions among various value proponents, and distills commonalities of reform efforts and their effects. Speculations on the probable points of conflict for the 1980s are provided. (Author/LC)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Efficiency
Venditti, Frederick P. – Tennessee Education, 1982
Until recently the federal courts (Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka) and Congressional action (Civil Rights Act of 1964, Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972) have spurred efforts to bring race and sex equity to the schools. (LC)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Colleges, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education