Managing School Integration and White Flight

  title={Managing School Integration and White Flight},
  author={Tracy L. Steffes},
  journal={Journal of Urban History},
  pages={709 - 732}
This article explores the policy conversation and efforts around school integration in Chicago during the 1960s. It analyzes how a conversation that originated in demands for equality for black students was transformed into one about keeping whites in the city and analyzes the consequences of this shift. Worried that integration might produce more segregation as whites fled, the school board responded to the advice of experts and pleas of some white liberals to manage and stabilize integration… 
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