Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Five case-studies of mid-sized Northeastern communities--Dayton, Hartford, Rochester, Trenton, and Wilmington--are used to examine and analyze school desegregation experiences. Qualities likely to encourage the peaceful achievement of racial balance are described. The study concludes that parents are most concerned about safety, educational quality, and their ability to exert influence over
Authors: Charles Vert Willie, Antoine M. Garibaldi, Wornie L. Reed
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
This volume takes a comprehensive look at the education of African-Americans, specifically early childhood through postsecondary education, and relevant public policy issues since 1940. The list of contributors to the study includes white and black scholars who, by focusing on the known status of the education of African-Americans to date
Authors: U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-07-28 - Publisher: R&L Education
American Schools, colleges, and universities educate the scientists and engineers who replenish the technical work force. This report examines how and why students are drawn toward or deterred from pursuing a career in science or engineering. Schools, families, peers, informal education efforts (museums, science centers, etc.) all play a role.