Wells, Amy Stuart, Jennifer Jellison Holme, Awo Korantemaa Atanda, and Anita Tijerina Revilla, "Tackling Racial Segregation One Policy at a Time: Why School Desegregation Only Went So Far," Teachers College Record, 107(Sepember, 2005), 2141-2177.


Reports on a 5-year case study of six racially diverse high schools from the late 1970s; describes their curricular and organizational methods of school integration, the external societal factors that influenced the effects of these efforts, and the views of graduates about the long-term impact of their school experiences.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum History, Curriculum and Politics, Multicultural Education, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


Printing CIRS:

To print the citation, use CTRL-P for PC or ⌘ P for Mac