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Bourdier, Whitney Y.; Parker, Jerry L. – Research Issues in Contemporary Education, 2021
Per the Brown V. Board decision (1954), segregation in the American educational system is "unconstitutional", "has no place", and is "inherently unequal". Although American schools have been de jure desegregated for decades, issues of White flight, segregation academies, and poor academic preparation in public schools…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, School Segregation, Public Schools, African American Students
Carter, Dorinda J., Ed.; Flores, Stella M., Ed.; Reddick, Richard J., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2004
"Legacies of Brown" illuminates the effects of segregation, desegregation, and integration on students, practitioners, communities, and policymakers in the fifty years since the landmark "Brown v. Board of Education" ruling. Articles by leading legal and education scholars address questions that are central to the Brown…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, Educational History, United States History
Orfield, Gary; And Others – 1989
This report examines national, state, and metropolitan trends in the desegregation of U.S. public schools, based on federal enrollment statistics. The data indicate that the White majority is declining, and that Hispanic, Asian, American Indian enrollments are growing rapidly. There has been no overall change in Black segregation on a national…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, De Facto Segregation
Giles, Mark, Ed. – Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2004
This issue of "Diversity Digest" contains articles and resources focused on the lasting lessons, legacies, and spirit of the 1954 "Brown v. Board of Education" decision. This year of the fiftieth anniversary, filled with ceremonies, celebrations, and commemorations of that decision has highlighted many well known and lesser…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Democracy, Black Colleges
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Garibaldi, Antoine M. – Journal of Negro Education, 2014
Sixty years have passed since the pivotal 1954 Supreme Court case of "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" and almost fifty years have elapsed since the Higher Education Act of 1965. The Brown decision dismantled public segregated schools in many parts of the country, especially in the South, and racial access in schools…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, Racial Differences, Gender Differences
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Fergus, Edward – Theory Into Practice, 2017
In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled schools in the United States needed to desegregate and begin integration. The decision was a radical departure from the facilities argument initially presented; it added the issue that the segregation of Black students was having a deleterious effect on their self-concept. Many scholars argue the integration has…
Descriptors: Racial Integration, School Desegregation, Court Litigation, Racial Bias
Orfield, Gary; Ee, Jongyeon; Frankenberg, Erica; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2016
As the anniversary of "Brown v. Board of Education" decision arrives again without any major initiatives to mitigate spreading and deepening segregation in the nation's schools, the Civil Rights Project adds to a growing national discussion with a research brief drawn from a much broader study of school segregation to be published in…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, Civil Rights, Public Schools
Frankenburg, Erica – Equity Assistance Center Region II, Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
While some state and local education agencies may raise concerns over shifting legal principles and political apprehension in pursuing strategies that integrate students across race, socioeconomic status, and other factors, the changing demographics warrant serious inquiry into integration opportunities. This paper surveys the landscape of K-12…
Descriptors: Racial Integration, Elementary Secondary Education, Socioeconomic Status, Race
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Grant, Marquis C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Equality and equity are often mischaracterized as interchangeable terms in public education. This may explain why efforts towards reform and restructure are often not met with any real measure of success. "Equity, Equality, and Reform in Contemporary Public Education" provides emerging research on the reformation of education curriculum…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Change, Public Education
Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Frankenberg, Erica – Civil Rights Project / Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2012
The South remains the most desegregated region in the country for black students, but along every measure of segregation and at each level of geography, gains made during the desegregation era are slipping away at a steady pace. This report shows that the segregation of Southern black students has been progressively increasing since judicial…
Descriptors: Desegregation Plans, School Desegregation, School Segregation, Racial Segregation
Wagner, Chandi – Center for Public Education, 2017
In 1954, "Brown v. Board of Education" struck down state laws that required schools to be segregated by race, which then existed in 17 southern states. Yet in 2016, many schools across the country are still segregated along largely racial and socioeconomic lines. There are many reasons schools aren't better integrated. School district…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Racial Discrimination, Poverty, Academic Achievement
Frankenberg, Erica; Ee, Jongyeon; Ayscue, Jennifer B.; Orfield, Gary – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2019
The publication of this report marks the 65th anniversary of "Brown v. Board of Education," the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case declaring racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional. In the immediate years after the "Brown" ruling, the effort to integrate schools faced many difficult challenges and progress was…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, School Segregation, Civil Rights
Hughes, Sherick A., Ed.; Berry, Theodorea Regina, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
Individuals are living, learning, and teaching by questioning how to address race in a society that consistently prefers to see itself as colorblind, a society claiming to seek a "post-racial" existence. This edited volume offers evidence of the evolving significance of race from a diverse group of male and female contributors…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Bias, Social Bias, Critical Theory
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Kulczak, Carrie – OAH Magazine of History, 2001
Provides a list from the ERIC database of teaching materials and background information on desegregation. Topics include American Indian boarding schools, Brown v. Board of Education, and segregation in relation to Asian and Hispanic students. Offers directions for obtaining the full text of these materials. (CMK)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans, Black Education
Brown, Kathleen Sullivan; Mullin, Christopher M.; White, Bradford R. – Illinois Education Research Council, 2009
The Illinois High School Class of 2002 is part of the third generational wave of American students following the landmark Supreme Court decision in "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka," which outlawed segregation in public education. This longitudinal study allows the authors to examine the long-term impacts of this monumental…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Policy, Racial Differences, Postsecondary Education
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