What does research tell us about available options?; Voluntary integration after Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1
Voluntary integration after Parents Involved what does research tell us about available options?
Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice, Harvard Law School
Record modified: 2011-09-08
Record created: 2008-08-11
Extent: 32 p. : digital, PDF file.
Abstract: "In the aftermath of separate, lengthy opinions by five members of the Supreme Court in the Louisville and Seattle voluntary school integration cases, educators in local districts across the United States are surely wondering whether or not their desegregation policies are legal and what their options are for maintaining racial diversity. In a 4-1-4 decision, in the consolidated case, Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School Dist. No. 1, the Court struck down the use of race as employed in the particular voluntary school desegregation plans in Louisville and Seattle. However, the Court also allowed for the use of race in some circumstances and affirmed the maintenance of diverse schools -- as well as the prevention of racially isolated schools -- as compelling state interests. This paper reviews research and examples of options intended to achieve or maintain racial diversity in K-12 public schools. It is not an exhaustive review of\n different policies and should not be mistaken for legal guidance. However, the work provides practical information and a starting point for educators sorting through their options after Parents Involved."
"Working paper"--Cover.; "December 2007." Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 11, 2008).; Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-31).
School integration--Law and legislation--United States
Affirmative action programs in education--Law and legislation--United States
Multicultural education--United States
Educational law and legislation--United States
OCLC No.: 243468264
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