|This memorandum - submitted to the House of Commons Select Committee
on Race Relations, which was conducting an inquiry into problems facing
'coloured school leavers' - summarises the methods used by local authorities
trying to integrate immigrant children. The crucial question was whether
it was best to teach pupils in induction centres or in ordinary schools.
Education authorities recognised the importance of providing special
facilities to ensure that immigrant children learned English as quickly
as possible - but were aware that if the children did not attend ordinary
schools that could create an even greater sense of isolation.
HLRO HC/CP/1897 (April 1969)