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The Gradual Shift: When and Why School Districts Resegregate

90.3 WBHM Since the 1970's, 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 resegregating. Southern Education Desk reporter Maura Walz looks at why this change is happening.

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~ Maura Walz, February 28, 2013

For the other parts of the Southern Education Desk series on school resegregation and additional interviews and research, visit the Southern Education Desk.

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