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Integrating schools works best for all students.

-I am on the road until later this week. I am blogging less. Today I am posting an episode of This American Life.  

What is the one thing that closes the  so-called achievement gap between Black and white students? 735 more words

The Davis Case

In May, 1906, eighteen residents of Sitka, Alaska testified in a federal school integration case called Davis et al. v. Sitka School Board.

In 1905, Congress had passed the Nelson Act, authorizing funds for public schools in Alaska for white children and children of “mixed blood who lead a civilized life.” Before the Nelson Act, federal funds went to educate Alaskan children “without regard to race,” though in segregated schools. 5,832 more words

Alaska History

What the History of School Integration Has to Teach Us

Back when Nikole Hannah-Jones was a student in the 1980s and 90s, many towns and cities had programs in place to integrate their public schools. Her parents chose to enroll Hannah-Jones in their Iowa district’s voluntary desegregation program, which allowed some black students to attend wealthier, mostly white schools across town. 344 more words

Education News

Federal Court Orders Mississippi Town To Desegregate Schools

A decades-long school desegregation battle is over – generations after the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.

Late on Friday, a federal district court ordered the Cleveland School District in Mississippi to consolidate its Black and White secondary schools, the… 320 more words

National

Federal Court Orders Mississippi Town To Desegregate Schools

A decades-long school desegregation battle is over – generations after the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.

Late on Friday, a federal district court ordered the Cleveland School District in Mississippi to consolidate its Black and White secondary schools, the… 276 more words

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Federal Court Orders Mississippi Town To Desegregate Schools

A decades-long school desegregation battle is over – generations after the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.

Late on Friday, a federal district court ordered the Cleveland School District in Mississippi to consolidate its Black and White secondary schools, the… 295 more words

National

Federal Court Orders Mississippi Town To Desegregate Schools

A decades-long school desegregation battle is over – generations after the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.

Late on Friday, a federal district court ordered the Cleveland School District in Mississippi to consolidate its Black and White secondary schools, the… 295 more words

National