Interview with C. Herbert Oliver
QUESTION 4
SAM POLLARD:

What role did the parents begin to play in the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Experiment?

C. HERBERT OLIVER:

They were very much involved.

SAM POLLARD:

Okay, you should say the parents.

C. HERBERT OLIVER:

Yes. Well, the parents, there were parents who served on the Governing Board. They were very committed and dedicated people who wanted to see a change for their children and for the children of posterity. And, ah, they were able to bring, ah, parents into the schools, our Governing Board meetings often had, ah, two, three hundred people at a PTA meeting.