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Elusive Equality: The Status of Black Americans on Higher Education


reviewed by Vincent P. Franklin 1982

coverTitle: Elusive Equality: The Status of Black Americans on Higher Education
Author(s): Lorenzo Morris
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: 0882580809, Pages: , Year:
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Lorenzo Morris’s Elusive Equality: The Status of Black Americans in Higher Education is the latest report issued by the Institute for the Study of Educational Policy at Howard University. The first study, Equal Educational Opportunity for Blacks in U.S. Higher Education: An Assessment (1976), examined the conditions for blacks during the 1973-1974 school year; and the second, Equal Educational Opportunity: More Promise than Progress (1978), assessed the situation in 1974-1975. Morris’s report utilizes information from the 1975-1976 and 1976-1977 academic years, and provides an analysis of trends during the entire decade. Much more comprehensive in scope than the earlier works, this latest study also places more emphasis on “policy analysis” and specifically on the “effectiveness of national policy in advancing equal opportunity for blacks in higher education.” Throughout his discussion of patterns and trends, Morris assesses the role of federal higher educational policies in bringing about equal educational opportunity.   The Institute for the Study of Educational Policy (ISEP) received a great deal of financial support for these investigations on... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 83 Number 3, 1982, p. 483-486
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 762, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 11:39:29 AM

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