Report Blames Supreme Court for Re-Segregation of Schools
Watson, Jamal, Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Resegregation in American public schools has intensified over the last two decades, particularly in the American South, and the U.S. Supreme Court is largely responsible for this trend. Those are the findings in a new report released by the Civil Rights Project, which is headquartered at the University of California, Los Angeles.
In "Historic Reversals, Accelerating Resegregation, and the Need for New Integration Strategies," authored by Dr. Gary Orfield and Chungmei Lee, the scholars argue that since 1991, the U.S. Supreme Court has steadily ruled against efforts to integrate public schools, creating a climate that has ultimately forced local and state school districts across the …
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Publication information: Article title: Report Blames Supreme Court for Re-Segregation of Schools. Contributors: Watson, Jamal - Author. Magazine title: Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 24. Issue: 17 Publication date: October 4, 2007. Page number: 9. © 2008 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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