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1980

Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration

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School desegregation

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Relationships Between School Desegregation And Government Housing Programs: A Milwaukee Case Study, Lois M. Quinn, Michael G. Barndt, Diane S. Pollard Jan 1980

Relationships Between School Desegregation And Government Housing Programs: A Milwaukee Case Study, Lois M. Quinn, Michael G. Barndt, Diane S. Pollard

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School desegregation was initiated in Milwaukee in the 1976-77 school year through a court-ordered city desegregation program and a state-financed city-suburban pupil transfer program. This pilot study by the Metropolitan Integration Research Center explored three dimensions of the complex interrelationships between these school desegregation programs and housing patterns in Milwaukee County. First, a field study explored the attitudes of minority families participating in the innovative city-suburban school desegregation program. The survey found high satisfaction with the educational program and relatively strong interest in possible integrating housing moves to suburban areas where children were busing to school. Secondly, the pupil movement ...