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May 9, 2006
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.