Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
STEM and Professional Studies
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.
Miller, Otis L., "A Study to Examine Patterns and Performance Trends among Black and White School Students on a National Level from the 1970s to the 1990s" (1997). OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers. 320.