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1980

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Integration Challenges For The 1980s: Long Range Plans For School Facilities, Lois M. Quinn, Kenneth Robinson Jan 1980

Integration Challenges For The 1980s: Long Range Plans For School Facilities, Lois M. Quinn, Kenneth Robinson

ETI Publications

In 1980 the Milwaukee School Board considered a 1980-90 School Building and Sites Plan which recommends policies for school closings and construction projects for the 1980's. This report by Lois Quinn and Kenneth Robinson of the Metropolitan Integration Research Center discusses the proposals of the School Building and Sites Commission and provides analysis of the three factors which the Commission stated were most important in planning school closings: impact on desegregation, declining enrollments, and budgetary constraints.


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

ETI Publications

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 ...


Integration Challenges For The 1980s: Affirmative Action Programs For The Milwaukee Public Schools Administration, Lois M. Quinn Jan 1980

Integration Challenges For The 1980s: Affirmative Action Programs For The Milwaukee Public Schools Administration, Lois M. Quinn

ETI Publications

In March 1976 the Milwaukee Board of School Directors adopted an Affirmative Action Policy Statement for the school system. The statement lists goals designed to achieve a school staffing pattern which is reflective of the Milwaukee community. This report by the Metropolitan Integration Research Center examines the current employment profile of the central administration of the Milwaukee Public Schools to determine what progress has been made in changing minority staffing patterns among administrative staff. Within the MPS administration at central office there are 577 staff, reporting either to the Superintendent or the Secretary-Business Manager. An analysis of staffing patterns in ...