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Garrett, Kristi – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
Almost everyone knows what the term "achievement gap" means, although the key to closing it remains elusive. Despite efforts spanning a decade or more, the disparity in test scores, graduation rates, and other indicators of academic success separating many students of color from many of their white and Asian peers has not been eliminated. In a…
Descriptors: Race, Graduation Rate, Racial Segregation, Academic Achievement
Eaton, Susan – National Education Policy Center, 2012
This report misrepresents and then criticizes recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Education, a think tank and two independent study groups, each of which recently encouraged particular voluntary efforts to reduce concentrated poverty and achieve racial and socioeconomic integration in schools and housing in Minnesota. In building its…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, School Desegregation, Academic Achievement, Politics of Education
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Barrett, David E.; Katsiyannis, Antonis – TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, 2008
In a recent ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court in "Parents v. Seattle" (Parents Involved, 2007) determined that race cannot be the sole factor in the assignment of children to public schools. The court also identified the conditions which would justify the use of race in assigning children to schools. In this article we (a) provide a…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Social Integration, Court Litigation, Educational Opportunities
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Bullock, Charles S. – Social Science Quarterly, 1973
Following desegregation, blacks were more likely to perceive the existence of racial separation in various contexts than were whites. Among whites, interracial contact produced more favorable evaluations. (Author/JB)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Evaluation, Racial Integration, Racially Balanced Schools
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Holland, Laura – Equity and Excellence, 1986
Interview with the famous educator, focusing on the magazine "Integrateducation," which Weinberg founded in 1963. (LHW)
Descriptors: Equal Education, Periodicals, Racially Balanced Schools, School Desegregation
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Planz, Charles A. – Clearing House, 1971
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Desegregation Methods, Racial Integration, Racially Balanced Schools
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LeTarte, Clyde; Minzey, Jack – Community Education Journal, 1971
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Education, Community Involvement, Neighborhood Schools
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Alston, Jon P.; Crouch, Ben M. – Phylon, 1978
Measurement of White attitudes, based on the acceptance of three conditions of what proportion of the student body is Black, indicates that, although many Whites in the sample accepted the idea of school integration under any circumstances, many accepted the idea only if Black students remained in the minority. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education, Racial Attitudes, Racially Balanced Schools
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Taylor, William L. – School Review, 1973
Author focuses primarily on the legal battles in Richmond and Detroit for merging school districts to achieve racial balance. (CB)
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, Metropolitan Areas, Political Influences, Racial Composition
Janssen, Peter A. – Saturday Review: Education, 1972
The political and emotional furor over busing still overrides the real issue: how to provide quality education for all children. (Editor)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Achievement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Racially Balanced Schools
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Fuerst, J.S.; Pupo, Daniel – Urban Education, 1983
School desegregation efforts in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, can serve as a model for other systems with similar Black and White population ratios. Milwaukee school desegregation has combined limited busing, improved conditions in all-Blacks schools, and a limit of no more than 50 percent of Black students in integrated schools. (AOS)
Descriptors: Busing, Desegregation Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Racial Composition
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Equal Educational Opportunities. – 1984
General (Statewide) school desegregation trends, as well as specific data from various Massachusetts school districts are presented in this report. The first section compares State support of desegregation efforts in Massachusetts with that of other northern States, outlines areas for which State funding is disbursed, and describes the relation…
Descriptors: Desegregation Effects, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Minority Groups
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. – 1975
Racial balance is the primary goal of the regulations presented in this document. For the purpose of expending funds under these regulations, the terms "magnet school facilities" and "magnet educational program" are defined and school eligibility requirements are listed. Program requirements are also listed along with proposals…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Magnet Schools, Racially Balanced Schools
O'Reilly, Robert C. – 1980
Court cases dealing with school desegregation have become increasingly complex over the years. The major portion of this paper highlights six of those cases, which provide a picture of the shifting positions of the federal judiciary on the subject. The purpose of the discussion is to allow school administrators to incorporate the current law into…
Descriptors: Busing, Desegregation Litigation, Racial Integration, Racial Segregation
Equity and Choice, 1986
The Parent Information Center provides information on all 13 elementary schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Parents can then choose three schools (in order of preference) that they would like their children to attend. The system attempts to honor first choices so long as racial balance is maintained at each school. (GC)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Information Centers, Parent Materials, Parent School Relationship
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