V89: PartI: 46b
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 bussing of elementary school children represents the best educational practice in your estimation?
|1||Children should not be bussed to a school other than their neighborhood school||12,881||29.1%|
|2||Children should be bussed to another school but only to relieve overcrowding||22,655||51.3%|
|3||Nonwhite children should be bussed to another school in order to achieve racial balance||1,364||3.1%|
|4||Both white and nonwhite children should be bussed into schools with a predominantly different racial composition, to achieve racial balance||4,720||10.7%|
Based upon 41,625 valid cases out of 44,193 total cases.
Location: 247-247 (width: 1; decimal: 0)
Variable Type: numeric
Source: This variable was taken from: Equality of Educational Opportunity (COLEMAN) Study (EEOS), 1966.
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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.