St. Louis passes sales tax to end desegregation suit
- Conn. panels crafting voluntary remedies. Richardson, Joanna // Education Week;5/25/94, Vol. 13 Issue 35, p1
Reports on meetings held by New Haven, Conn. local officials and residents regarding the voluntary integration of public schools in the area. Analysts' views; Diversity issues emerging in Conn.; Need for nonthreatening desegregation programs in the state.
- Court rejects aid ordered for Phila. schools. Hendrie, Caroline // Education Week;9/18/96, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that had declare the state derelict in its duty to the city's public schools. Justices' seizing of full control of the 25-year-old desegregation lawsuit; Forcing of the state to provide $128 million for...
- St. Louis schools arrive at tentative desegregation agreement with state. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;01/08/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30554, p30
Reports on the tentative desegregation agreement forged by Saint Louis, Missouri-area public schools and the state government. Terms and conditions of the agreement; Reaction of Saint Louis Public Schools Treasurer George Byron about the agreement.
- Do Desegregation + Competency Testing = Equity + Quality? Washington, Valora // Educational Leadership;Feb79, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p325
Discusses the role played by racial desegregation of public schools in the United States. Problems related to desegregation; Ways to measure equal educational opportunity; Difficulties in responding to the problem of equity; Impact of competency testing on minority children.
- Des Moines schools try again with sales tax referendum. Ward, Andrew // Bond Buyer;07/14/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30682, p35
Reports that Des Moines, Iowa public schools will hold public hearings to build support for its proposed sales tax referendum. Plan for spending sales tax revenues; Polk County school districts' support for the sales tax measure; Community groups' complaints on lack of information dissemination.
- To end busing, Omaha schools will seek record issue. Goldsmith, Steve // Bond Buyer;02/25/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30586, p4
Focuses on efforts of the Omaha Public Schools in Nebraska to end forced busing. Plans to place the largest bond referendum on the May 1999 ballot; Construction and renovation of schools so students can attend schools in their own neighborhoods.
- Forced busing grinds to a halt in two more school systems. // Curriculum Review;Dec98, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p3
Discusses why two public school systems in the United States will stop their forced busing programs. Aim of the program; Reason for ending the program; States involved.
- Cardinal Humberto Medeiros and the Desegregation of Boston's Public Schools, 1974-1976. Gribble, Richard // Journal of Church & State;Spring2006, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p329
The article focuses on the work of Humberto Medeiros, Cardinal Archbishop of Boston, and his stand against the principle of desegregation of public schools in Boston, Massachusetts between 1974 and 1976. Background information on Medeiros as a priest and bishop is provided. The attitudes toward...
- Unsettled problems. Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week;01/08/98, Vol. 17 Issue 17, p104
Discusses the state of urban public education in Little Rock, Arkansas. Federal desegregation case; Desegregation plan; School finance; Media coverage of education; Reforms in the school districts. INSET: State policy update..