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Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, Ed.; Miller, Lamar P., Ed. – 1996
The 1954 Supreme Court decision in the case of "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" provided the legal basis for equal educational opportunity. More than 40 years after the decision, equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action remain issues of intense debate. This book offers essays by 23 prominent voices in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1972
Contents of this issue of the NCRIEEO Newsletter include the following articles: (1) "Editor's commentary: background to the issue," by Edmund Gordon, which puts busing into perspective as an important educational resource--like physical facilities, instructional materials, and teachers--to be used to achieve educational and social…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Litigation, Desegregation Methods
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1973
Due mainly to the cultural reverence for the baccalaureate degree, there is a growing pressure from low income and minority groups to expand programs in continuing education. Various approaches to the problem have been tried (talent searches by colleges, open admissions) but have not proved successful. Although success and financing are problems,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Change Strategies, Educational Policy
Gordon, Edmund W. – Children, 1971
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities
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.; JABLONSKY, ADELAIDE – 1967
IN THIS REPORT TO THE COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS, THE NATURE AND IMPACT OF EXISTING COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE EVALUATED, GENERAL CRITERIA FOR THE SUCCESS OF SUCH PROGRAMS ARE DETERMINED, AND THE COST FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS IS ESTIMATED. AFTER A REVIEW OF NINE CURRENT COMPENSATORY PROGRAMS THE REPORT CONCLUDES THAT…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Camping, Compensatory Education, Comprehensive Programs
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
Gordon, Edmund W.; Green, Robert L. – 1966
This volume contains the proceedings of two conferences. One conference was concerned primarily with research on racial desegregation and integration in public education, and was highlighted by a paper by Irwin Katz, "Problems and Directions for Research in Public School Desegregation." The second conference focused on social change and the role…
Descriptors: Action Research, Behavioral Sciences, Blacks, Civil Rights
Gordon, Edmund W.; Miller, Julia Wang – 1970
"Planning Educational Change: Vol. III, Integrating the Desegregated School," by Chesler, Jorgensen, and Erenberg is reviewed in this issue of the "NCRIEEO Newsletter." The book in question tries to provide teachers and administrators with methods for improving race relations in desegregated schools. Some of the techniques suggested include role…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Desegregation Methods, Desegregation Plans, Discussion Groups
Gordon, Edmund W.; Jaramillo, Mari-Luci – 1972
The first paper in this booklet summarizes the desegregation strategies that have been used either singly or in combination to ethnically balance schools. An overview of the services and resources available to school districts from the National Center for Research and Information for Equal Educational Opportunities is also presented. Some of the…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Children, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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