Duquesne Law Review


Dan Cooper


Fourteen years after the Supreme Court's 1954 ruling in the school segregation cases, school segregation is still with us, North and South. Those optimistic and hopeful individuals who saw a rapid end to segregation in the Court's ruling, in the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, in the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and in other concerted activity designed to end segregation have been disappointed. In an apparent effort to improve both the quantity and quality of desegregation plans in the public schools, the Department of Health, Education and Welfare has promulgated a set of guidelines to aid in the desegregation of school districts.

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