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Desegregation Policy Across the Nation: Practices and Questions MS Word - The desegregation of American public schools began with Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, becoming a concern in urban areas nationally with the Supreme Court's Charlotte, North Carolina busing ruling. Research thus far suggests that there is no foolproof method to attain desegregated schools. In this report we will: outline what legal standards districts must meet to be recognized as "unified" (desegregated); name some districts which are currently unified as well as others seeking unified status; note the means by which currently unified districts attained their goal and what those not yet identified as unified are doing; offer some of the claims of those arguing that schools are resegregating; and identify one approach to ending the cycle of segregation and desegregation. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, July 1998)...

School District Integration Revenue - In 2005, 80 Minnesota school districts received about $79 million in integration revenue from the state. This summary presents findings from an evaluation of the program and provides recommendations to improve the program. Also available online is the full report. (Office of the Legislative Auditor, State of Minnesota, November 2005)...


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