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Rothschild, Mary Aickin – History of Education Quarterly, 1982
In 1964-65, Freedom Schools, staffed mostly by northern volunteers, were established for 11th grade Black students in Mississippi. The major goals of the summer schools were to give Blacks a broad intellectual and academic experience and to form a basis for statewide student action. (RM)
Descriptors: Activism, Civil Rights, Core Curriculum, Educational Objectives
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Perlstein, Daniel – History of Education Quarterly, 1990
Examines the Mississippi Freedom Schools, organized by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) during the 1964 summer, that were designed to empower Black students to transform society. Analyzes the schools' teaching practices based on student experiences and promoting self-discovery and expression. Identifies institutional limits in…
Descriptors: Activism, Black History, Civil Rights, Consciousness Raising
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Chilcoat, George W.; Ligon, Jerry A. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1994
Reviews the social studies goal of citizenship education. Describes the goals, instructional techniques, evaluation methods, and classroom management strategies used in the Mississippi Freedom Schools during the middle 1960s. Contends that these schools could be used as a model for effective social studies instruction today. (CFR)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development
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Ligon, Jerry A.; Chilcoat, George W. – Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1999
In 1963, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee established Freedom Schools as part of civil-rights undertakings to assist African Americans in Mississippi. Results of the curriculum conference that created the alternative summer-school program may help educators implement critical pedagogy in today's schools. Contains 61 references. (MLH)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Conferences, Curriculum Design, Democratic Values
Payne, Charles M. – 1997
Self-consciously activist education has a long history among African-Americans; however, it is one of the least well-understood aspects of African American struggle. This paper addresses one chapter in that history, the Freedom Schools that operated in Mississippi during the summer of 1964 and for a while thereafter. The schools were the creation…
Descriptors: Black Leadership, Black Power, Civil Rights, Cultural Awareness
Lum, Phillip Albert – 1975
This study of the Freedom Schools of San Francisco's Chinatown investigated cultural and linguistic reasons for the community's withdrawal of support of the majority political system decision to desegrregated its public elementary schools. The dissertation tested alternative hypotheses focusing on middle class academic values espoused by the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Chinese Americans, Community Action, Community Leaders
Center for Urban Education, New York, NY. – 1967
THIS ISSUE OF THE NEWSLETTER OF THE CENTER FOR URBAN EDUCATION, AN OFFICE OF EDUCATION REGIONAL LABORATORY, CONTAINS AN ADDRESS TO THE STAFF ON THE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE CENTER, A REVIEW OF THE STATUS OF EDUCATIONAL PARKS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES, AND A REPORT ON CLASSES IN NEIGHBORHOOD PLANNING WHICH WERE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE…
Descriptors: Community Planning, Creativity, Curriculum, Disadvantaged Youth
Jayatilleke, Raja, Comp. – 1976
This is the second of a series of Capsule Bibliographies on current issues on urban and minority education. It is a selection from a computer search using suitable descriptors matched against a standard Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse profile for urban and minority concepts. Such descriptors (subject headings) as…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Community Schools, Educational Innovation, Educational Resources
ZINN, HOWARD – 1965
FOR 8 WEEKS IN THE SUMMER OF 1964, MORE THAN 2,000 NEGRO YOUNGSTERS, AVERAGING 15 YEARS OF AGE BUT RANGING FROM 6 TO 26 AND OLDER, WENT TO FREEDOM SCHOOLS IN MISSISSIPPI. THE STUDENTS WERE TAUGHT BY TEACHERS WHO MET NO OFFICIAL QUALIFICATIONS. THEY ASSEMBLED IN CHURCH BASEMENTS OR ON THE STREETS. THEY CAME AND WENT WITHOUT ATTENDANCE RECORDS,…
Descriptors: Black Students, Community Action, Freedom Schools, Social Change
Nat Sch, 1969
Part of an eight article review of "Student Involvement .
Descriptors: Black Students, Black Studies, Curriculum Development, Elective Courses
Cooper, Bruce S. – 1971
This survey includes programs that are designed for elementary and high school students and which (1) refrain from "institutionalized coercion," (2) de-emphasize traditional curriculum, (3) eliminate dependence on competition and encourage authentic self-motivation, (4) emphasize individual abilities and character rather than formal training in…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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Lum, Philip A. – Amerasia Journal, 1978
This paper addresses the following two questions: (1) What historical events led to the conflict between the Chinatown community and the larger political system? and (2) What caused the creation and demise of this separate school system? (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Elementary Education, Freedom Schools, History
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Smith, Joshua L. – Educational Leadership, 1971
Descriptors: Freedom Schools, Private Schools, Public Schools
Long, Jerry – New Voices in Education, 1972
Descriptors: Freedom Schools, School Responsibility, School Role
Lawrence, Charles – Inequality Educ, 1970
Descriptors: Community Control, Educational Innovation, Freedom Schools, Nontraditional Education
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