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Desegregation

Deseg program, 1983

Deseg program, 1983

St. Louis students arrive for classes by bus in the August 1983 at the start of court-ordered school desegregation program here.

February 21, 2014 6:46 pmLoading…
St. Louis desegregation

St. Louis desegregation

St. Louis students arrive for classes by bus in the early 1980s, at the start of court-ordered school desegregation program here.

July 18, 2013 2:45 pmLoading…

School districts vote to renew student transfer program

Leaders of 15 school districts voted today to extend by five years the region's voluntary student transfer program.

October 19, 2012 1:02 pmLoading…
With vote looming, support endures for student transfer program

With vote looming, support endures for student transfer program

When a class at Clayton High set out to study race at its school, students inevitably touched on the effectiveness of the region’s voluntary transfer program.

October 19, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…
John Mahoney, former priest and St. Louis School Board member, dies

John Mahoney, former priest and St. Louis School Board member, dies

John Mahoney, who died Aug. 2, 2012, at age 70, was a former Catholic priest and a longtime member of the St. Louis School Board.

August 25, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
Elizabeth Eckford, Little Rock Nine

Elizabeth Eckford, Little Rock Nine

Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, is flanked by an angry mob as she makes her way to the entrance of Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas in 1957. Federal troops were mobilized to protect the students. Photo by Pete Harris

January 31, 2012 2:30 pmLoading…

$96 million coming to St. Louis Public Schools

Announcement to be made Monday; money is from desegregation settlement

November 18, 2011 5:28 pmLoading…

Study: St. Louis Public School transfer students do better

A new study says that black students in the St. Louis Public School district who transfer to county schools and remain there "far outperform" their neighborhood- and magnet-school peers by the time they reach 10th grade.

November 16, 2009 5:02 pmLoading…

King would find little to celebrate in new school segregation report

Black and Latino students are educated in U.S. schools that are increasingly segregated, said a report Wednesday that undercuts optimism about race in America surrounding the presidency of Barack Obama.

January 15, 2009 2:43 pmLoading…

Will you miss the voluntary deseg program?

The areawide voluntary school desegregation is nearing an end -- and it seems to be passing quietly.

January 10, 2009 7:53 amLoading…
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