school integration

A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.

NY state lawmakers have a plan to diversify NYC's elite public high schools. The city has long sought a way to bring Blacks and Hispanics into the schools.

A Missouri school integration law prevents a Black student from attending his school. The third-grader's mother has launched a petition to change the law.

Some school districts are pursuing classroom racial diversity through socioeconomic integration strategy. Studies say diversity narrows the academic achievement gap.