Home Contact Us Donate Site Map Search
Rollover image for more information
1865-1877 1878-1895 1896-1915 1916-1931 1932-1944 1945-1953 1954-1972 1973-1982 1983-1993 1994-Present
Advancing Creative Solutions to Assure Fairness and Excellence in Education
 

[T]he peoples patience is not endless. The time comes in the life of any nation when there remain only two choices: submit or fight.
Beyond Racism: Embracing an Interdependent Future - Three Nations at the Crossroads (2000)

« Back to Full Listing    

Equity and Access in South Carolina Education (119 kb)
 
Lynn Huntley

The Southern states, though different, bear a strong family resemblance:

  • All are home to large numbers of low income people, including disproportionately high numbers of African Americans;
  • All have historically underinvested for a variety of economic, social and political reasons in public education;
  • All have large numbers of low income students who are especially ill served by the educational status quo;
  • All face the need to recast educational structures and practices to adapt to changed circumstances and to remove barriers to equal and adequate opportunity;
  • All must make difficult policy and practice decisions in order to improve access and equity at a time when economic resources are limited and needs are many; and
  • All are experimenting with varying degrees of efficacy with diverse approaches to improve educational quality and access.
  •  
    Click to view the full article (PDF)
    This site makes extensive use of Adobe Acrobat files (PDF). Download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

    Home