Wright on numerous three-judge district courts for desegregation
This volume contains 11 essays that examine the history of school desegregation
and resegregation in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the implications for school reform, public policy, and desegregated education in terms of racial and social justice.
Largely forgotten at home for decades, Waring is now being remembered for the role he played in school desegregation
The collapse of official opposition to desegregation
did not mean that other forms of resistance disappeared, however.
The state has made more than $1 billion in payments to three Little Rock-area school districts since 1989 to aid desegregation
Our goal has always been to obtain information on the voucher program on a timely basis and to facilitate implementation of the program consistent with the state's desegregation
The South remains the most desegregated region in the country for black students, but along every measure of segregation and at each level of geography, gains made during the desegregation
era are slipping away at a steady pace.
In fact, we have been giving up on desegregation
for a long time.
As a result of low taxes, Virginia's school funding suffered prior to any school desegregation
By the fourth year after a desegregation
order, average annual per-pupil spending in the affected districts had increased by an average of $1,000 from a 1967 baseline of $2,738.
Supreme Court Schooling: The Little Rock Arkansas school desegregation
crisis pitted nine African-American youths against Orval Faubus the stubborn and deceitful Arkansas governor and the thousands of white Little Rock citizens whose passions he inflamed.
The issue of civil rights and desegregation
is threaded through the volume, of course--how could it not be, given the centrality of school desegregation
as one of the central targets of civil rights activism in the first two-thirds of the twentieth century?
Standing on the state capitol grounds, it gives tribute to a historic desegregation
battle that helped change this nation just over fifty years ago.
Nonetheless, Orfield develops a thought-provoking critique of the courts' rulings by focusing on how they impeded desegregation
campaigns in the South and enabled resegregation efforts.
Westminster, paved the way for success in Little Rock and other desegregation