Black, White and Brown

Cohen, David K.
June 1974
New Republic;6/1/74, Vol. 170 Issue 22, p17
Focuses on the desegregation of schools on the basis of race of human beings. Pressure from blacks for such action and growing pressure from whites against it; Performance of schools equated with standardized test scores in the United States; Arguments in favor of the importance of integration to improve school's effectiveness for minority students; Reinforcement of the notion that desegregation was supposed to raise test scores, by the reaction to openly racist publicists and social scientists; Views that integration could boost school achievement.


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