Re: request for info

Marty Henry (
Wed, 24 Sep 97 13:48:51 -0700


I would suggest that you tap into some of the research that has come
from the desegregation program in the St. Louis area. The Voluntary
Interdistrict Coordinating Council in St. Louis may have that data.
VICC's number is 314 721-8422.


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16, 1997
To anyone willing to help,

Hello! I'm a senior at Avon High School conducting an independent
research project concerning diversity in the public school systems. In light
of the recent Connecticut lawsuits, Sheff vs. O'Neill and Horton vs. Meskill,
it's been discussed that perhaps our schools are racially and ethnically
imbalenced. The problem is not limited to just Connecticut; many other states
have had similiar lawsuits recently.
My question is: "Does racial and ethnic islation in public schools
really adversely affect the quality of middle or high school education?"
Please share any opinions, thoughts, facts and related information with
me. I'd be grateful for any suggestions about where and who to go for further
details. Thank you so much for your time, your response will greatly aid in
my research!


Nina Schichor

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