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A Southern City Wants to Secede from Its School District, Raising Concerns About Segregation

Washington Post Published August 26, 2016 GARDENDALE, ALA. — The school board in this small Birmingham suburb meets monthly, debates district policies and pays a superintendent’s salary. But the Gardendale Board of Education oversees no schools, employs no...

School Segregation Is Bad And Getting Worse, But It’s Supposed To Be Solved Voluntarily ThinkProgress

ThinkProgress Published November 23, 2015 Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision that determined that segregating white and black children is unconstitutional, American schools are drifting back toward racial segregation. Across the country, schools are...

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