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    Implementing Equal Educational Opportunity

    The recent controversy over equality of educational opportunity has focused largely on the findings and pronouncements of social scientists. In this discussion, five educational practitioners—each of whom is involved in attempts to implement equal educational opportunity—have been asked to comment on the best means to achieve this equality. Some make reference to the finding of social scientists, but they speak basically from their own varied experiences and perspectives within the educational enterprise.

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    Spring 1968 Issue

    Abstracts

    Preface
    Harold Howe II
    The Concept of Equality of Educational Opportunity
    James Coleman
    Sources of Resistance to the Coleman Report
    Daniel P. Moynihan
    Research Issues
    School Factors and Equal Educational Opportunity
    Henry S. Dyer
    Academic Motivation and Equal Educational Opportunity
    Irwin Katz
    Race and Equal Educational Opportunity
    Thomas F. Pettigrew
    Social Class and Equal Educational Opportunity
    Alan B. Wilson
    Policy Issues
    Towards Equality of Educational Opportunity?
    Samuel Bowles
    Alternative Public School Systems
    Kenneth B. Clark
    Policy for the Public Schools
    Compensation and Integration
    David K. Cohen
    Discussion
    Implementing Equal Educational Opportunity
    Report Analysis
    Theodore R. Sizer
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