Mary Lou Randour, Georgia L. Strasburg, and Jean Lipman-Blumen
The promise of equal opportunity in the United States implies access to education. Underlying this promise is the belief that educational achievement can be translated into occupational success. Belief in this ideal of equal opportunity and the value of education, coupled with a changing sociopolitical climate, prompted the challenges made to the educational status quo in the 1960s and 1970s. During those turbulent years women activists once again found their political voice to lobby for educational and occupational reforms.