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desegregation:

see integrationintegration,
in U.S. history, the goal of an organized movement to break down the barriers of discrimination and segregation separating African Americans from the rest of American society.
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Notably, in Kappan's May 1956 special issue on "Problems of school desegregation," authors considered a number of ways in which it might play out.
Departments of Justice and of Education could play a key role in reviving the quest for school desegregation. These departments successfully supported private plaintiffs seeking school desegregation throughout Alabama.
Board of Education found legally segregated schools to be unconstitutional, but it was not until the legislative and executive branches put the full strength of the federal government behind desegregation efforts, by passing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, that serious progress was made in the South.
Louis' desegregation program in 1999 fit that narrative while the true story of state officials preserving St.
The History of Boston Busing and Desegregation curriculum is free and available for teachers both in and outside Boston: http://DAmag.me/5280ux
Sadly, at the very same time that the University of Alabama commemorated the 50th anniversary of its desegregation in September 2013, the media reported that its sororities remain segregated.
The state has made more than $1 billion in payments to three Little Rock-area school districts since 1989 to aid desegregation efforts.
"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 obligations.
Virginia has a long and complicated history with school desegregation efforts.
AMID the ceaseless and cacophonous debates about how to close the achievement gap, we've turned away from one tool that has been shown to work: school desegregation. That strategy, ushered in by the landmark 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v Board of Education, has been unceremoniously ushered out, an artifact in the museum of failed social experiments.