Desegregation and Busing

One of the most fundamental rights Americans have is the right to a free public education, yet education inequalities have existed as far back as the late nineteenth century when schools segregated their students. It is easy to forget that for generations of American students, the races never sat in the same classrooms. That is until the famous Brown v. Board of Education decision which struck down the "separate but equal" concept. This section focuses on desegregation and busing in public schools, including a historical framework to desegregation and busing, innovative approaches, and desegregation in theory and practice. Click on the links below to learn more.

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