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Dollars & Direction vs. Desegregation

by Paul Bass | Apr 5, 2018 12:38 pm | Comments (19)

The quest to bring urban schools up to par is more about money and curriculum than about whether black kids sit next to white kids in class.

So argued Mayor Toni Harp, weighing in on a debate over how best to move urban education forward 64 years after the U.S. Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education declared racially segregated public school unconstitutional and 22 years after the Connecticut Supreme Court in Sheff v. O’Neill ordered the desegregation of public school.

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