Bye, Bye, Deseg Consent Decree

School desegregation rule set to end Sun Times
A quarter-century-long, multimillion-dollar battle between the federal
government and Chicago Public Schools over desegregation appears to be
headed for an end.

City schools may shed integration watchdog Tribune

With
the historic legal battle to integrate America's big-city schools being
abandoned across the nation, the Chicago schools and the federal
government have reached a tentative agreement that would release the
district from 26 years of federal oversight on desegregation efforts by
the 2007-08 school year.


 

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