POL 142 - POL 142(exam march 7th 1 Questions leftover after...

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POL 142 2/22/08 (exam march 7 th ) 1) Questions leftover after Brown v Board: i) Did they want segregation, desegregation, or both? ii) How was it to be achieved? iii) Who would be affected? - Taft said that separate but equal is up to the state. - Title 6: institutions receiving federal dollars cannot discriminate based on race. 1964. 2) Green v County School Board a) Green and others are a group of blacks and members of the NAACP that are challenging a freedom of choice plan. i) Not a single white student chose to go to the black school. ii) About 100 blacks went to white school iii) 10 years later, from Bvboard. ‘with all deliberate speed’ in practice. b) Main question of the case: i) Did New Kent County’s freedom of choice plan comply with the ruling of brown to integrate schools? (1) Doesn’t comply. (2) Is there segregation in the schools? How can you tell? (a) Extracurricular activities (b) Staff (c) Faculties (d) Student body ii) Green makes clear that school boards were to come up with plans that were meaningful in heading towards desegregation. Root and branch. iii) Answered question left over from Brown.
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3) Alexander v Holms a) 1969 b) Finally the court abandoned the ‘all deliberate speed’ formula. HOMEWORK: read- swan v s Keys v school district Look at article in CotC: cover: 281, sanantonio
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POL 142 2/25/08 1) Midterm next Friday. March 7 th . 2) How was integration to be achieved? Busing. Racial balances and racial quotas. Kinda struck down, remidal altering of attendance zones. a) Swan v Charlotte-Meklenburg Board of Education a. The green factor: i. Faculty ii. staff iii. Student population iv. Extracurricular v. facilities vi. transportation b. busing is a useful tool in dismantling racial segregation. c. Cannot bus unless there is clear evidence that the school board has violated the constitution d. Very first time supreme court supported busing as a permissible tool for dismantling segregated schools. b)
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