The Negro and the Schools

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UNC Press Books, Nov 1, 2010 - Social Science - 260 pages
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This book provides an impartial look at the whole picture of biracial education in the United States. It is also a history of segregation in education in the United States and the story of the South's effort to equalize educational opportunities for white and black children.

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Contents

Foreword by Owen J Roberts Introduction
PART ONE BiRacial Education in the United States
The Genesis of BiRacial Education
The New South and the Era of Booker T Washington
Crisis and Change
A New Look at the Fourteenth Amendment
Racial Integration at the University Level
The DeepRunning Currents of Change
Current Expenditures per Pupil for White and Negro Children
Current Expenditures per Pupil in Metropolitan and Rural Districts
Current Expenditures per Pupil in White and Negro Schools of Metropolitan and Rural Districts 1952
Capital Outlays per Pupil for White and Negro Schools
Length of the School Year
Training of Classroom Teachers
Salaries of Classroom Teachers
Number of Books in School Libraries

New Faces and New Problems
The Patterns of Transition
A Special Case
Plessy Comes Back to Court
Closing the Gaps
The South and the Issue
PART TWO The Figures Tell the Story
Tables 1 Financial Ability and Educational Effort
School Attendance in the South
White and Negro School Children
White Population and School Attendance
Negro Population and School Attendance
The Souths Public School Expenditures in 1952
Recent Gains in Current Expenditures per Pupil
Tables 16 Recent Changes in the Souths Total Population
Recent Changes in the Souths White Population
Recent Changes in the Souths Negro Population
Recent Changes in the Souths Urban and Rural Population
Summary of Recent Changes in the Souths Population
Loss of Southern Population by Migration
The Souths Natural Increase and Migration
LongRange Population Changes in the Souths Largest Cities
Population Changes in the Souths 1300 Counties
PART THREE Appendices
Acknowledgment
Project Personnel
Studies Made for the Project
The Supreme Court Decisions of May 17 1954 in the School

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