Desegregated, Differently

By Rachel M. Cohen

American Prospect

October 18, 2017

This article, sub-titled “Half of Hartford’s schoolkids attend integrated schools, thanks to a legal strategy that might work elsewhere,” reports on the ongoing effort to sustain the “Sheff Movement” which followed the landmark school desegregation case. According to the author, even in the face of a tightening budget and with continued opposition to its system of magnet schools, the legal strategy invoking the state’s constitutional obligations is now pointing the way for other states.


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