The dailies can't exactly agree on the impact of the Supreme Court's desegregation decision handed down yesterday, but it seems clear that the 1980 deseg consent decree that CPS has ostensibly been working under (and trying to get out of) may have an influence:
High court ruling likely won't shake up Illinois schools Chicago Tribune
Race is one of the factors Chicago Public Schools uses to evaluate applications to magnet and selective enrollment schools to promote integration in those ...
Ruling may affect Chicago's celebrated magnet schools Chicago Sun-Times
Thursday's 5-4 decision would only affect Chicago public schools if a federal judge agrees to free CPS from a desegregation consent decree that dates to 1980.
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