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Gill, Wanda E. – Online Submission, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG) reviewed and responded to the EEOC [Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office] African American Workgroup Report. The BIG ED Chapter considered whether: There is any evidence indicating that the number and percentage of African Americans employed by any federal government…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Minority Groups, Racial Discrimination, Public Agencies
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Library. – 1971
This annotated bibliography, a government publication, updates earlier personnel bibliographies on the subject of equal opportunity in employment. Topics covered include: (1) employment programs for minority groups, focusing on government programs, employment practices, programs for the disadvantaged, and professional and executive positions, (2)…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Disabilities, Disadvantaged
Gatling, Wade S. – Crisis, 1976
Notes that the Affirmative Action Plan of the Air Force is built on the premise that equal opportunity and treatment is everyone's responsibility. Unit Commanders, on-the-job training monitors, recreation centers directors, and others are involved in specific facets of the Plan to insure equality. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Tufts Univ., Medford, MA. – 1971
This document contains Tufts University's Equal Opportunity Policy Statement and outlines the goals and methods of attainment of the Affirmative Action Program. The policy is one of intent and responsibility and asserts that it is the policy of Tufts that no discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin will…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females
Anderson, Betty R., Ed.; Rogers, Martha P., Ed. – 1970
Presented in this book is a series of papers on one of the most complex issues the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission has faced in the first 5 years of its operation. Employment testing represents a systemic problem in equal employment opportunity for minorities and women. Papers included in this document are "Testing of Minority Group…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Guidelines, Minority Groups
University of South Florida, Tampa. – 1974
Despite the fact that the institution has never had a policy of racial discrimination in hiring and admission procedures, the University of South Florida (USF) was one of the first institutions of higher education in the southeast to adopt an affirmative action plan. This revised edition of the program contains: a description of the Equal…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Educational Administration
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC. Office of Equal Opportunity. – 1972
In its 1971 report, the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) evaluates its efforts and accomplishments in the following 4 areas: (1) application of compliance and enforcement measures to assure equal access for all citizens to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs, (2) evaluation of program participation data to monitor progress in…
Descriptors: Business, Civil Rights, Cost Effectiveness, Employment Opportunities
Jones, Caroline R. – Crisis, 1975
Regardless of parental attitudes and public opinion more black women in high school and college are taking a close look at the benefits and opportunities for career development offered by the Army and signing up. Equal opportunity policies towards blacks and females may be one of the attractions. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Blacks, Career Opportunities, Economic Opportunities
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC. – 1969
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights prepared this report on the extent of equal employment opportunity for minority group members in State and local government pursuant to Public Law 85-315. 628 jurisdictions in seven Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas were surveyed since they contain substantial and varied minority group populations, are…
Descriptors: Black Employment, Chinese Americans, City Government, Civil Rights
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Zaner, Theodore – Occupational Health Nursing, 1975
Examines present Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) programs, asserting that beliefs and value systems influence their form and direction and advocating that the perceptions by management of minorities as workers be changed by teaching equality, working together, and applying the concept of human resources. [Available…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Employed Women
Government and private agency statistics on a variety of education related problems are presented in this first edition of the yearbook. Material gathered on educational and labor-related opportunities of seven groups: blacks, Spanish surnamed, American Indians, Women, and Japanese, Chinese, Filipino descended Americans is presented. This…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Chinese Americans
Berlak, Harold – Education Policy Research Unit, 2005
In this paper, the author questions whether the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) achieves its stated purpose: to raise standards of academic achievement. Deeper understanding, subtlety of thought, creativity, critical thinking, perseverance, leadership and sensibility about self and the world cannot be measured by multiple-choice technology. The…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Improvement, Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement
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Coutourier, Jean – Integrated Education, 1975
This testimony, before a public hearing of the New York City Commission on Human Rights in May 1974, focuses on the National Civil Service League: essential elements of the League's program for achieving equal employment opportunity include outreach recruitment, accurate job descriptions, valid job-related examinations, and aggressive…
Descriptors: Bias, Educational Programs, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices
Wright, James R. – Freedomways, 1977
Notes that the American Library Association (ALA) has adopted an Equal Employment Opportunity statement which all libraries, hopefully, will use as a guide in establishing affirmative action programs. The ALA Office for Library Personnel Resources will provide assistance to libraries interested in establishing such programs. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Employment Programs
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Edwards, Harry T.; Zaretsky, Barry L. – Michigan Law Review, 1975
An overview of the problem of preferential remedies to achieve equal employment opportunities for women and minority groups. Contends that "color blindness" will not end discrimination but that some form of "color conscious" affirmative action program must be employed. Temporary preferential treatment is justified, according to…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Employment Opportunities
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