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Wednesday 30 November 2022
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Report: Sixty Years after Brown vs. Board of Education, Segregation Increasing in U.S. Public Schools

By Zenitha Prince

 

brown smith linda(TriceEdneyWire.com) – A new analysis by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) reveals that more than 60 years after the United States Supreme Court struck down segregation in Brown v. Board, public schools in the nation remain separate and unequal.

“This GAO report confirms what has long been feared and proves that current barriers against educational equality are eerily similar to those fought during the civil rights movement,” said Rep. John Conyers, ranking member of the U.S. House’s Committee on the Judiciary, in a statement. “There simply can be no excuse for allowing educational apartheid in the 21st century.”

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