The agreement in the Sheff vs. O’Neill case dedicates 600 of the 1,000 new magnet school seats to children who attend segregated Hartford schools.
Applying his words to today’s issues.
As pressure mounts on Connecticut to desegregate schools in ways other than opening expensive magnet schools, educators, political leaders and advocates – including U.S. Education Secretary John B. King – discussed how to break a stalemate on making further progress.
State officials may have promised a judge in February that they would offer hundreds more students enrollment in desegregated environments this school year, but they’re not releasing the data to show whether that happened.