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Erickson, Ansley T. – History of Education Quarterly, 2016
From the early 1960s through the early 1970s, a new idea drew the interest of local leaders and national networks of educators seeking to further desegregation but concerned about how to do so within the bounds of white resistance. Huge single- or multischool campuses, called education parks, would draw students from broad geographical areas and…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Educational Change, Resistance to Change, Whites
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Cohen, Ronald D. – History of Education Quarterly, 1987
Reviews four prominent books on the subject of busing Blacks and Whites. Describes the rationale behind school integration as being the promotion of educational equality and the provision of interracial contact. Questions whether society has accomplished its goals for equality and calls for more research on the subject of the history of school…
Descriptors: Busing, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Desegregation Plans
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Rury, John L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1999
Considers the state of the urban public education system in Chicago (Illinois). Addresses the effects of demographic and economic changes, the role of Benjamin Coppage Willis as superintendent of the Chicago schools, and the effects of inequality and plans for desegregation. (CMK)
Descriptors: Desegregation Plans, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational History