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Judging Where the Bus Can Stop

Across the U.S., few issues have caused more bitterness than, or led to such disagreements over means vs. ends as, the court-ordered busing of students to end...

Education: Forced Busing and White Flight

New school study seems to link them closer than ever Back in 1975, Chicago Sociologist James Coleman, having looked at the early figures, felt called upon to...

Education: Another Retreat from Busing

Voluntary superschools become the model for the future Webster Elementary School is in an aging, tired neighborhood of East San Diego. In 1976 it had four...

The Nation: The Busing Issue Boils Over

TO many Americans, the most important journeys of election year 1972 are not the candidates' peregrinations, or even President Nixon's visits to Moscow and...

The Law: Busing Report Card

As many public schools reopened last week, parents and politicians alike seemed to be more concerned about the buses outside than the classrooms within. Last...

Education: A Tale of Four Cities

After eight years, busing has neither passed nor failed With the last of legal maneuvers exhausted in a seven-year battle against court-ordered school busing,...

Education: Coleman: Some Second Thoughts

Busing as a means of achieving racial balance in the schools may well be the most unpopular institution imposed on Americans since Prohibition. Nevertheless,...

Education: More Trouble on The Busing Route

As the opening of another school year approaches, the U.S. faces fresh agonies over an old and divisive issue: desegregation of the public schools. Racial...

Education: If Not Busing, What?

For all its political appeal, President Nixon's proposed busing moratorium raises troubling questions for the nation's educators. Since 1954 they have been...

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