Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM and Professional Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.


This study will attempt to accomplish the following research goals: 1. Explore some of the characteristics of low self-esteem or image and motivation among black school children; 2. Examine the academic performance trends between black and white school children by making a comparison between dropout rates, science scores, mathematics scores, and reading scores; 3. Analyze the overall effectiveness of public school desegregation.

Included in

Education Commons