School Desegregation Research: New Directions in Situational by Jeffrey Prager, Douglas Longshore, Melvin Seeman

By Jeffrey Prager, Douglas Longshore, Melvin Seeman

The desegregation scenario is the keynote topic of the subsequent chapters. I each one of them touches on a unique measurement of the location: the old, the temporal, the spatial. however the reader, perusing the essays with the placement in brain, may still keep in mind that the desegregation state of affairs shouldn't be inter­ preted actually. experts and adults definitely, school-age teenagers most likely, are stimulated by means of their expertise of a series of previous and destiny events. a few may also function with William James's (1890, p. 608) idea of "the specious current" that "has melted in our snatch, fled ere lets contact it, long past within the rapid of becoming," therefore lowering the efficiency of the current state of affairs. Others could be dancing to a slower pace of swap, hence changing into extra conscious of the current scenario. regardless of the perceived pace, many needs to proportion the view that the longer term may well opposite the course of the previous. a few might even see that new destiny path as loyal, endless, or long-lasting; others may even see it as short-lived. And it's via consciousness to the phenomenological description of desegregation that those concerns might be explored; a subject that's thought of in numerous of the subsequent chapters.

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San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle, February 14, 1982, cited in Franklin, 1982, p. 16; emphasis added) For their part the public schools are responding quickly and positively. In some school districts there is now in place or a plan to introduce computers in almost every classroom from kindergarten through 12th grade (Oakland Tribune, October 25, 1982, p. 1). Despite its worries about the lack of students and funds, a school district in Minnesota reports that its "budget makers have put together a $150,000 arsenal of more than 200 Apple, Commodore and Atari microcomputers for the district's remaining 6,000 students; (and) 20 more computers arrive soon" (Oakland Tribune, February 2, 1983, p.

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