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School, the story of American public education. / 3, A struggle for educational equality, 1950-1980

Author: Sarah MondaleSarah B PattonMeryl StreepSheila Curran BernardChester E Finn, Jr.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities and Sciences, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 3: This program shows how impressive gains in education masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools. Beginning with the 1950s, this program examines the issues that prompted such milestones as Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Mondale; Sarah B Patton; Meryl Streep; Sheila Curran Bernard; Chester E Finn, Jr.; Jay Philip Heubert; Joel H Spring; Jose Angel Gutierrez; David B Tyack; Gary Orfield; Gilbert G Gonzalez; Julian Nava; Leslie R Wolfe; James A Anderson; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 48227114
Credits: Director, Sarah Mondale ; writer, Sheila Curran Bernard.
Performer(s): Narrator: by Meryl Streep.
Commentary: Chester Finn, Joel Spring, David Tyack, Vanessa Siddle Walker, James Anderson, Jay Heubert, Jose Angel Gutierrez, Gary Orfield, Gilbert Gonzalez, Julian Nava, Leslie Wolfe.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Story of American public education.
Struggle for educational equality, 1950-1980
Responsibility: produced by Sara Patton and Sarah Mondale.

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A four part documentary on the history of public education in the United States. Part 3: This program shows how impressive gains in education masked profound inequalities: seventeen states had segregated schools. Beginning with the 1950s, this program examines the issues that prompted such milestones as Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IV, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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