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A CASE STUDY APPROACH OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF BROWN BARGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND THE CLOSING OF A. A. DIXON SCHOOL FOLLOWING AUGUSTUS VERSUS ESCAMBIA COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

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Date Issued:
2007
Summary:
The purpose of this study was to examine case studies linked to three important historical time periods in the Pensacola, Florida educational community. These historical moments included the (a) Augustus v. School Board of Escambia County, Florida landmark legal case regarding desegregation in Escambia County educational institutions; (b) transformation of Brown Barge Elementary School to Brown Barge Magnet School; and (c) closing of A. A. Dixon Elementary School. I used case studies to explore three historical time periods. I interviewed residents who experienced one or more of the three events defined by the cases. I compared and contrasted their responses with information I retrieved about the three events from newspaper articles and meeting minutes. The stories revealed participants’ struggles with sacrificing their historical African American community schools as they supported school integration.
Title: A CASE STUDY APPROACH OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF BROWN BARGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND THE CLOSING OF A. A. DIXON SCHOOL FOLLOWING AUGUSTUS VERSUS ESCAMBIA COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD.
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Name(s): Juneau, Gayle Ann Alexandra, Author
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2007
Publisher: University of West Florida
Language(s): English
Summary: The purpose of this study was to examine case studies linked to three important historical time periods in the Pensacola, Florida educational community. These historical moments included the (a) Augustus v. School Board of Escambia County, Florida landmark legal case regarding desegregation in Escambia County educational institutions; (b) transformation of Brown Barge Elementary School to Brown Barge Magnet School; and (c) closing of A. A. Dixon Elementary School. I used case studies to explore three historical time periods. I interviewed residents who experienced one or more of the three events defined by the cases. I compared and contrasted their responses with information I retrieved about the three events from newspaper articles and meeting minutes. The stories revealed participants’ struggles with sacrificing their historical African American community schools as they supported school integration.
Identifier: WFE0000090 (IID), uwf:60689 (fedora)
Note(s): Ed.D.
Department of Professional and Community Leadership
Doctorate
Subject(s): Brown Barge, A.A. Dixon, Integration, Escambia County Florida, Augustus vs. Escambia County School Board
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/WFE0000090
Restrictions on Access: public
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

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