Date of Award


Degree Type

Master's Essay - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



First Advisor

George J. Mouly


It is the objective of our democratic society to offer equal educational opportunities to all of its citizens, regardless of race, creed, or color. It is well understood, however, that this objective is difficult to attain in many sections of our country where so many diversified conditions exist. Not all states or even local governments have the same wealth which would enable them to establish and maintain equal educational opportunities. Some suggest the offering of federal aid to public schools as an immediate solution to this problem; however, this entails problems beyond the scope of the present study.

Because educational facilities for the Negro are not the same in all parts of the country, the educational level of the Negro who migrates from the more remote areas, must be brought up to the level of achievement attained by others.