Chinese Segregated In School: 0050.0034

ORIENTALS SEGREGATED

            Vancouver, Feb. 14 – A long contemplated change in connection with the teaching of Orientals in public schools has taken place in the Central school, when all Orientals above the age of sixteen were weeded out from the other pupils and segregated in an apartment by themselves.  There are about forty of these, mostly Chinese and ranging in age from between sixteen and twenty years:  The policy of keeping the older Oriental pupils separate from the white children will be followed from now on in the above normal school, which is, in fact, the only local school in which the question had reached the proportion of a problem more Chinese attending this school than any other on account of the proximity of the institution to the Chinese quarter.

0050.0034: Chinese Segregated In School

Newspaper article Central school in Vancouver weeded out Orientals over the age of sixteen to be segregated to be taught by themselves.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  February 22, 1908
Pages:  4
Publisher:  The Golden Times
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)

Keywords:

orientals segregated public schools

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