V88: PartI: 46a

          Below is a list of current school issues on which we want the judgments of teachers throughout the country.  Please answer each in terms of your judgment of the best educational practice:

Which of the following policies on neighborhood elementary schools represents the best educational practice, in your estimation?
        
ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 Neighborhood elementary schools should be maintained regardless of any racial imbalance produced 27,42262.1%
2 Neighborhood elementary schools should be maintained, but where possible a device, such as reducing the grade span of schools, "pairing" schools, or another practice, should be used to promote racial balance 11,71926.5%
3 The idea of neighborhood elementary schools can be abandoned without significant loss 2,9306.6%
5 - 10.0%
Missing Data
Sysmiss - 2,1214.8%
Total 44,193 100%

Based upon 42,072 valid cases out of 44,193 total cases.

Location: 246-246 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Equality of Educational Opportunity (COLEMAN) Study (EEOS), 1966.

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