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February 27, 2015

New Settlement Reached in Hartford, Conn., Desegregation Case

In Sheff v. O'Neill, which was filed in 1989, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the state must take action to integrate schools and reduce racial isolation.

February 23, 2015

Vote to Dissolve Little Rock, Ark., School Board Results in Lawsuit

The three board members, along with a resident, request that the court grant a restraining order and preliminary injunction against the state to reverse the takeover.

February 02, 2015

Arkansas Considering Redrawing District Lines in Little Rock Area

The proposal comes after the state board of education voted to take over Little Rock's schools.

January 29, 2015

Arkansas State Board Takes Over Little Rock School District

State education officials voted to immediately dissolve the city's elected board but to keep local superintendent on an "interim" basis.

December 08, 2014

Changes Coming to Connecticut's School Desegregation Settlement

With the suburbs around Hartford growing increasingly segregated, school officials are struggling to ensure that more students are attending school in a racially integrated setting.

December 04, 2014

Delaware Charter Schools Are Segregated, Says ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint saying charter schools in Delaware have become a system of mostly segregated schools, according to the Associated Press.

November 14, 2014

Academic Benefits of Mexican-American Studies Reaffirmed in New Analysis

An updated analysis on Tucson's controversial Mexican-American studies program shows that students who participated in the courses were more likely to graduate from high school and pass standardized exams they had previously failed.

August 26, 2014

Arkansas Desegregation Agreement Outlives the Law It Is Based On

A group of Arkansas school districts are bound by a desegregation agreement to follow a 1989 state law that has since been declared unconstitutional. What happens next?

August 05, 2014

Judge Reaffirms Student-Data Order in Louisiana Voucher Case

A federal judge rejects a motion from parents that he toss his earlier order over data sought by the U.S. Department of Justice.

June 25, 2014

Final Questions

In our final week, we ask each other the lingering short questions that hadn't made it into our previous conversations.

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