Programs for Educational Opportunity (University of Michigan) records: 1969-2002 (bulk 1970-1986)
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Title: Programs for Educational Opportunity (University of Michigan) records
Creator: University of Michigan. Programs for Educational Opportunity.
Dates: 1969-2002 (Majority of material found within 1970-1986)
Extent: 36.2 linear feet (in 40 boxes), 1 oversize folder
A race desegregation assistance center based at the University of Michigan, the Program for Educational Opportunity (PEO) was established by funding through the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The program was expanded to encompass race, gender, and national origin equity in public schools in the Great Lakes region. The PEO ceased operation in 2011. Administrative files, topical files, workshop and task force material, handbooks, and material pertaining to desegregation and equality in public schools in Ann Arbor, Detroit, and elsewhere in Michigan and the Great Lakes region. Materials include reports from school districts, histories of desegregation, and recordings of conferences/workshops (1970-1993) including speakers Charles D. Moody, Junious Williams, Edward H. Steinman, and other notable individuals.
Call number: 9759 Bimu C6 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid created by Michelle Sampson, November 1996 Eric Hartmann, June 1997 Richard Adler, 2005. Updated by Lilly Carrel, June 2017.