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Education Law

1989

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Endless Journey: Integration And The Provision Of Equal Educational Opportunity In Denver's Public Schools: A Study Of Keyes V. School District No. 1, James J. Fishman Jan 1989

Endless Journey: Integration And The Provision Of Equal Educational Opportunity In Denver's Public Schools: A Study Of Keyes V. School District No. 1, James J. Fishman

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

Denver was the first non-Southern City to undergo extensive litigation over the desegregation of its schools. In this context, it has become a mirror for the way America deals with its most pressing social problem: the integration of minorities into the educational, political and economic mainstream through equal educational opportunity. This study examines the difficulties of implementing a desegregation plan that would result in a unitary public school system and developing a plan that would provide an equal educational opportunity to the large hispano minority. We concentrate upon the implementation efforts after 1976 when Judge Richard Matsch was assigned to ...