re-segregation http://wrkf.org en Nashville Wrestles With Re-Segregation http://wrkf.org/post/nashville-wrestles-re-segregation <p></p><p>In Nashville, public school officials are finding it a challenge to balance school improvement plans with a desire for racial diversity.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 15:25:58 +0000 LaTonya Turner 6897 at http://wrkf.org Nashville Wrestles With Re-Segregation When And Why School Districts Re-segregate http://wrkf.org/post/when-and-why-school-districts-re-segregate <p>Since the 1970s, federal court orders have governed how many Southern communities integrated their public schools. But new research shows, as those orders have been lifted, school districts are gradually re-segregating.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:41:55 +0000 Maura Walz 6828 at http://wrkf.org When And Why School Districts Re-segregate “Bring Back The White Kids”: A Fight To Integrate In Rural Mississippi http://wrkf.org/post/bring-back-white-kids-fight-integrate-rural-mississippi <p>In Coldwater, MS, the student body was divided after the construction of a new school. That has sparked debate over whether separate can be equal.</p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:55:30 +0000 Annie GIlbertson 6767 at http://wrkf.org “Bring Back The White Kids”: A Fight To Integrate In Rural Mississippi 'Segregation Academies': Past and Definitely Present http://wrkf.org/post/segregation-academies-past-and-definitely-present <p>The history of education in the South is woven to the history of race. When whites saw public-school integration coming, many started private schools, sometimes called "segregation academies" – and they still play a role.</p><p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 12:49:00 +0000 Dan Carsen 6666 at http://wrkf.org 'Segregation Academies': Past and Definitely Present Clinton After Segregation: A Small Southern Town’s Struggle With The Past http://wrkf.org/post/clinton-after-segregation-small-southern-town-s-struggle-past <p>Ever since the Supreme Court declared segregated schools unconstitutional in Brown-versus-Board-of-Education in 1954, the racial makeup of our schools has been in flux.</p><p>Forced integration made the South’s public schools some of the most integrated in the country. But now, here and across the nation, schools are re-segregating.</p><p>Some of the earliest desegregation efforts played out in&nbsp; Clinton, TN.</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:57:00 +0000 Christine Jessel 6650 at http://wrkf.org Clinton After Segregation: A Small Southern Town’s Struggle With The Past Carving Up The Elephant: Resegregation In Louisiana http://wrkf.org/post/carving-elephant-resegregation-louisiana <p>It’s been nearly 60 years since the landmark <i>Brown v. Board of Education </i>decision, and the subsequent flurry of lawsuits forcing the desegregation of schools. Two recent studies—one from Stanford University, the other from UCLA—say that schools, particularly in the South, are becoming re-segregated after the lawsuits are settled. Louisiana’s East Baton Rouge Parish appears to be part of that pattern.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlhYxTqV7ZU</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 16:49:50 +0000 Sue Lincoln 6557 at http://wrkf.org Carving Up The Elephant: Resegregation In Louisiana