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Integrating Schools in a Changing SocietyNew Policies and Legal Options for a Multiracial Generation$
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Erica Frankenberg and Elizabeth DeBray

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780807835128

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807869208_frankenberg

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Standing at a Crossroads

Standing at a Crossroads

The Future of Integrated Public Schooling in America

(p.13) Standing at a Crossroads
Integrating Schools in a Changing Society

John Charles Boger

University of North Carolina Press

This chapter describes the decades of collaborative effort by lawyers, social scientists, and community members to pursue public school integration. Describing the Sheff v. O'Neill litigation and the developments ending the voluntary integration policy in Wake County, North Carolina, the chapter highlights the political and legal fragility of voluntary integration efforts, reminding us about the difficulty in maintaining support for integration and educational reform.

Keywords:   public school, integration, Sheff v. O'Neill, integration policy, Wake County, North Carolina, educational reform

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