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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1976
The purpose of this study is to identify and document processes that are associated with effective desegregation in six school districts enumerated below; to examine the interrelationships of these processes; and to identify commonalities among the six districts which could provide guidelines for models of effective school desegregation. The major…
Descriptors: Black Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Desegregation Effects
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Orangeburg, South Carolina implemented a court approved geographical zoning plan and a plan clustering and pairing schools for the 1971-72 school year. All school staffs currently reflect the district's racial population. In the process of unifying the school district, numerous meetings and workshops that involved students, staff and the community…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Desegregation Effects
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Desegregation of the schools in the Berkeley Unified School District has taken place in two stages, each stage reflecting years of political struggles and endless meetings. In 1968, the 12 elementary schools were divided into K-3 and 4-6 schools in four residential zones with approximately 3500 elementary children who live beyond walking distance…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Case Studies, Class Organization, Community Involvement
Gordon, Edmund W.; Brownell, Carolyn Ralston – 1972
In efforts at improving the quality of education and at justifying expenditures for compensatory education and school desegregation, we are increasingly dependent upon the data of evaluative research. Yet the data from many of these evaluation efforts conducted over the past 12 years are confused and inconclusive. In an effort at gaining a better…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Compensatory Education, Desegregation Methods, Educational Assessment
St. John, Nancy H.; Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – IRCD Bulletin, 1978
This article examines nine dimensions to the meaning of school desegregation for black children and analyzes one attitudinal outcome related to each dimension. The dimensions (listed first) and corresponding outcomes are as follows: (1) symbolic message and sense of control; (2) borrowed stigma aura and self esteem; (3) relative deprivation and…
Descriptors: Black Students, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Groups