Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971 - Discrimination in education
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Page 4728 - In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to provide it, is a right which must be made available to all on equal terms. We come then to the question presented: Does segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race, even though the physical facilities and other "tangible...
Page 4356 - Thus, if a white pupil from a home that is strongly and effectively supportive of education is put in a school where most pupils do not come from such homes, his achievement will be little different than if he were in a school composed of others like himself. But if a minority pupil from a home without much educational strength is put with schoolmates with strong educational back-grounds, his achievement is likely to increase.
Page 4739 - Today, education is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments. Compulsory school attendance laws and the great expenditures for education both demonstrate our recognition of the importance of education to our democratic society. It is required in the performance of our most basic public responsibilities, even service in the armed forces. It is the very foundation...
Page 4475 - A housing element consisting of standards and plans for the improvement of housing and for provision of adequate sites for housing. This element of the plan shall endeavor to make adequate provision for the housing needs of all economic segments of the community.
Page 4739 - The American people have always regarded education and acquisition of knowledge as matters of supreme importance which should be diligently promoted. The ordinance of 1787 declares, 'Religion, morality, and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.
Page 4440 - The governing board shall exempt from such charges pupils of parents and guardians who are indigent as set forth in rules and regulations adopted by the board. No charge under this section shall be made for the transportation of handicapped children.
Page 4184 - ... section 4, or (2) is the wife, or the unmarried child under 18 years of age, of an immigrant admissible under such subdivision (d), and is accompanying or following to join him, or (3) is not...
Page 4298 - Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks. By this we mean that group solidarity is necessary before a group can operate effectively from a bargaining position of strength in a pluralistic society. Traditionally, each new ethnic group in this society has found the route to social and political viability through the organization of its own institutions with which to represent its needs within the larger society.
Page 4591 - director of transitional education" masks the key role he played in bringing peaceable integration to Riverside when he was a high school business subjects teacher and president of the local chapter of the National Association For The Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) . "The university professors became actively involved in our crisis and were able to provide research evidence that helped temper the feelings of some of the radical Anglos (whites) ,