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Schofield, Janet Ward – 1989
The 1954 "Brown v. Board of Education" decision laid the basis for dismantling "de jure" racial segregation of schools. "Brown" represented a significant shift in the national attitude toward blacks and was an important advance in intergroup relations. However, in the last decade the proportion of black students…
Descriptors: Blacks, Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Secondary Education
Schofield, Janet Ward – 1987
The 1954 "Brown v. Board of Education" decision laid the basis for dismantling de jure racial segregation of schools and resulted in a 50 percent reduction in the number of schools in which black students composed 90 to 100 percent of the enrollment between 1968 and 1980. "Brown" represented a significant shift in the national…
Descriptors: Blacks, Court Litigation, Desegregation Effects, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gersti-Pepin, Cynthia – High School Journal, 2002
Often lost in the discourse regarding educational policy-making and implementation are the micropolitical experiences of the individuals who are most affected by policy: students. Policymakers often develop policy under the guise of making schools better, but in effect they often lose sight of insuring that all students receive a good education…
Descriptors: Magnet Schools, Educational Quality, Educational Policy, Case Method (Teaching Technique)