Recent Examples of desegregation from the Web
After the enrollment scandal at Capital Prep, state officials reviewed student logs at all 42 regional magnet schools created in response to the Sheff v. O'Neill desegregation suit.
Ghosts of Ole Miss (Episode 48, directed by Fritz Mitchell) For a college football team based in the heart of the Deep South, the tumult of desegregation in the 1960s was a bitter pill to swallow.
One of the academies is a performing arts magnet school that enrolls city and suburban students under the Sheff v. O'Neill desegregation pact, and so the state has agreed to reimburse up to 95 percent of the Weaver project costs.
The suspension of habeas corpus during the Civil War, the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, and the use of federal troops to enforce school desegregation in Little Rock all took place through executive orders.
And parish schools have been the subject of a decades-long desegregation lawsuit.
The school enrolls a mix of city and suburban students under the Sheff v. O'Neill desegregation pact, and had opened its doors just three years ago with the eager energy of a small crew of educators led by the school's dean, Christian Arsenault.
The rejection of the proposal happened as the school district is set to lose millions of dollars in annual state desegregation aid.
Given the close physical contact between students in these spaces, school bathrooms became implicated in the desegregation of schools following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
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First Known Use of desegregation
DESEGREGATION Defined for Kids
Definition of desegregation for Students
: the act or process or an instance of ending a law or practice that separates people of different races
Legal Definition of desegregation
1 : the action or an instance of desegregating
2 : the state of being desegregated
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