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Inglewood Unified forced to desegregate district in 1970

Brown v Board of Education declared in unconstitutional to segregate children in schools.  The decision overturned Plessy v Ferguson which declared state sponsored segregation, acceptable, in 1896.  Brown passed unanimously and was ruled a violation to the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment.  Inglewood Unified School District (IUSD) would have to be forced, by […]

U.S. Department of Justice drops lawsuit against Louisiana’s voucher program, still wants federal review

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In 2008 the state of Louisiana created the Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP) for students to receive vouchers if their school was failing.  In August 2013, The U.S. Department of Justice sued the state of Louisiana over their Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP), due to some of the schools being under desegregation orders, that were receiving students under the […]

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