With All Deliberate Speed: The Reversal of Court-Ordered School Desegregation, 1970–20131

@article{Fiel2019WithAD,
  title={With All Deliberate Speed: The Reversal of Court-Ordered School Desegregation, 1970–20131},
  author={Jeremy E. Fiel and Yongjun Zhang},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2019},
  volume={124},
  pages={1685 - 1719}
}
The retrenchment of court-ordered school desegregation has been more variable and incomplete than often acknowledged, challenging common accounts that blame changes in federal policy and legal precedent. This study supplements these accounts by examining local factors that influenced whether and when desegregation orders were dismissed between 1970 and 2013. After accounting for federal policy changes and districts’ variable success in desegregating schools, several ostensibly race-neutral… Expand
Public opinion, race, and levels of desegregation in five Southern school districts.
TLDR
This work investigates the relationship between public opinion about school diversity and levels of resegregation in five Southern school districts with varying amounts of rese segregation and finds a strong positive correspondence between Whites' attitudes and actual levels of desegregation and a negative relationship between Black respondents' attitudes toward school diversity. Expand
The Roots of Modern Federal Education Policy
This chapter traces the evolution of federal education policy from the colonial era through the passage of HEA and ESEA in 1965, while examining the balance among ideology, interests, institutions,Expand
The Long-Run Effects of School Racial Diversity on Political Identity
How do early-life experiences shape political identity? In this paper, we study how a shock to the social lives of youth affected their party affiliation in adulthood. Specifically, we examine theExpand
Is Separate Still Unequal? New Evidence on School Segregation and Racial Academic Achievement Gaps. CEPA Working Paper No. 19-06.
AUTHORS VERSION September 2021 CEPA Working Paper No. 19-06 sean f. reardon Stanford University Ericka S. Weathers The Pennsylvania State University Erin M. Fahle St. John’s University Heewon JangExpand
A Metaregression Analysis of the Effects of School Racial and Ethnic Composition on K–12 Reading, Language Arts, and English Outcomes
Racial and ethnic differences in educational outcomes significantly narrowed during the 1970s and 1980s when K–12 public schools were desegregated. However, when schools resegregated starting roughlyExpand
Contemporary patterns and issues of school segregation and white flight in U.S. metropolitan areas: towards spatial inquiries
The geography of education issues has long been an under-researched area in geography literature. This article reviews studies on school segregation and white flight and emphasizes the importance ofExpand
Location, Location, Location? School District, Length of Residence and Attitudes Toward Diversity and Neighborhood Schools in the Upper South
Attitudes toward diversity and neighborhood schools matter because they underlie many families’ decisions for residential location, with consequences for both school systems and students. CaseExpand
Special emphasis recruiting: Intentional recruitment of Black women to the teaching profession
ABSTRACT Drawing on calls to diversify the teacher workforce, this paper demonstrates the need for a commitment to diversity and equity in recruiting Black women into the recruiting practices ofExpand
A Sentimental Art Education
Sentimentalism as a genre is known for its association with melodramatic 19th-century novels, such as Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin or Alcott’s Little Women. But, as a cultural tendency, sentimentalismExpand
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 93 REFERENCES
Brown Fades: The End of Court‐Ordered School Desegregation and the Resegregation of American Public Schools
In this paper, we investigate whether the school desegregation produced by court-ordered desegregation plans persists when school districts are released from court oversight. Over 200 medium-sizedExpand
Movement-Countermovement Dynamics and the Emergence of New Institutions: The Case of "White Flight" Schools in Mississippi
This article examines the foundation of private segregationist academies that emerged throughout the U.S. South in the wake of court-ordered desegregation. I focus on the state of Mississippi whereExpand
Court Orders, White Flight, and School District Segregation, 1970–2010
American public schools experienced a substantial reduction of black-white segregation after the Supreme Court ordered the immediate desegregation of Mississippi schools in 1969. Past research hasExpand
Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools
Analyzing data for the 100 largest districts in the South and Border states, we ask whether there is evidence of "resegregation" of school districts and whether levels of segregation can be linked toExpand
Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools
This paper examines how a large conditional grants program influenced school desegregation in the American South. Exploiting newly collected archival data and quasi-experimental variation inExpand
Schools, Race, and Money
The Article concerns the intersection of and relationship between school finance litigation and school desegregation. The central contention is that school finance reform has been and will continueExpand
60 Years After Brown: Trends and Consequences of School Segregation
Since the Supreme Court's 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision, researchers and policy makers have paid close attention to trends in school segregation. Here we review the evidence regardingExpand
Social Science in Court: Mobilizing Experts in the School Desegregation Cases
The 1954 landmark school desegregation decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, "Brown v. Board of Education," was part of one of the most extensive and tumultuous social/legal movements in the nation sExpand
Unclear Standards Create an Unclear Future: Developing a Better Definition of Unitary Status
When the federal courts began supervising the desegregation of public schools in the latter half of the twentieth century, no one intended this regulation to continue for an indefinite period ofExpand
School Desegregation, Interracial Exposure, and Antibusing Activity in Contemporary Urban America
Prior research emphasized either resource mobilization or grievance explanations of antibusing activity. This article argues that both explanations imply that racial competition generated collectiveExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...