Resegregation Series http://wknofm.org en The Gradual Shift: When And Why School Districts Re-segregate http://wknofm.org/post/gradual-shift-when-and-why-school-districts-re-segregate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since the </span>1970s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, 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 re-segregating. But why?</span></p><p>In the fading sunlight of late afternoon in a church basement in Clarkston, Georgia, Tucker High School junior Micky Zegeye studies for a math test with his tutor.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Maura Walz 28275 at http://wknofm.org The Gradual Shift: When And Why School Districts Re-segregate “Bring Back The White Kids”: A Fight To Integrate In Rural Mississippi http://wknofm.org/post/bring-back-white-kids-fight-integrate-rural-mississippi <p>Stacey Hagg is outraged. She pours on her kitchen table years of research: enrollment numbers, meeting minutes&nbsp;and test scores.</p><p>“Three inch binder full of papers, letters, emails, petitions, news articles,” says Hagg.</p><p>The Haggs are one of the few white families still sending its children to almost all black Coldwater Attendance Center in rural Tate County, Mississppi.</p><p>“I would like to see a bigger mix in the race. My kids are the minority in school,” says Hagg. “They are okay with that, so&nbsp;I’m okay with that.”</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Annie Gilbertson 28246 at http://wknofm.org “Bring Back The White Kids”: A Fight To Integrate In Rural Mississippi