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Stop Busing for Desegregation
Petition Background (Preamble):
Wichita Public Schools operates its schools under an agreement forged with the former department of Health, Education and Welfare and currently overseen by the Office for Civil Rights.
To comply with Title IV and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, USD 259 adopted and continue to implement strategies that eliminate racially segregated schools.
The district has determined an Assigned Attendance Area that encompasses Adams, Buckner Performing Arts Magnet, Spaght Accelerated Magnet Academy and Isely Traditional Magnet, L'Ouverture Computer Technology Magnet, Mueller and Washington Elementary Schools. African American students bused outside the AAA are assigned to schools based on home or childcare address for all grade levels.
The Stop Busing for Desegregation petition to Wichita Public Schools USD 259 was written by Justin D. Nurnberg and is in the category Civil Rights at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: schools, magnet, wichita, title, rights, assigned, civil, public, busing, desegregation, usd 259, civil rights, public schools, wichita public, busing for, for desegregation, stop busing, wichita public schools