desegregation order http://wrkf.org en School Desegregation Motivates DOJ's Complaint Over Vouchers http://wrkf.org/post/school-desegregation-motivates-dojs-complaint-over-vouchers <p>The Justice Department is worried that Louisiana's private school voucher program may be undermining efforts to overcome the historic segregation of public schools, and last month asked a federal court to stop the state from awarding any more vouchers until it's shown the program isn't undoing progress.</p><div> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 02:00:17 +0000 Amy Jeffries 15960 at http://wrkf.org Justice Department Sues Louisiana Over School Vouchers http://wrkf.org/post/justice-department-sues-louisiana-over-school-vouchers <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wwno/audio/2013/08/FlemingVouchersWEB.mp3" class="asset-audio">Vouchers in districts under desegregation orders at issue.</a><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Justice Department is suing Louisiana for issuing school vouchers to students in districts under desegregation orders. The federal government says the system is undermining racial balances in public schools.</span><p> Sun, 25 Aug 2013 18:48:19 +0000 Eileen Fleming 15233 at http://wrkf.org Justice Department Sues Louisiana Over School Vouchers