Letter from Jean McGuire to Dr. Robert Spencer, Superintendent of Brookline Schools

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Title

Letter from Jean McGuire to Dr. Robert Spencer, Superintendent of Brookline Schools

Subject

Boston (Mass.)--History
Boston (Mass.)--Public Schools
Boston (Mass.)--Race Relations--History--20th century
African Americans--Segregation
Busing for school integration
School integration--Massachusetts--Boston--History

Description

Jean McGuire wrote this letter to Dr. Robert Spencer, the Superintendent of Brookline Schools, in response to a letter he wrote to a Dr. Glenn (unknown). In it, she describes inaccuracies in his statements about METCO and its budget and distribution, and also restates the purpose of the program. McGuire also points out that in his statement at a recent meeting, Dr. Spencer did not address the issue of a racially imbalanced employment in the school system.

Creator

Jean McGuire, Executive Director of METCO

Source

Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, INC
Records, 1961-2005

Publisher

Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections

Date

December 11, 1975

Contributor

Kristin Harris

Rights

This item is made available for research and educational purposes by Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections. Rights status is not evaluated.

Relation

Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), Inc., 1961-2005 (bulk 1966-1995), Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections. See also the Boston Social Justice Organizations and Activists at Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

M101, Box 12, Folder 22

Coverage

Boston, MA
Boston Public Schools

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Original Format

Letter

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Citation

Jean McGuire, Executive Director of METCO, “Letter from Jean McGuire to Dr. Robert Spencer, Superintendent of Brookline Schools,” Stark & Subtle Divisions: A Collaborative History of Segregation in Boston, accessed December 5, 2020, https://bosdesca.omeka.net/items/show/311.