Here's our talk with NPR's 1A on Longview ISD and our school segregation series

Longview beats rival Lufkin 35-28 for the season opener at Longview High School, August 31, 2018. Earlier this year the 1970 federal segregation order was lifted for Longview ISD.
Longview beats rival Lufkin 35-28 for the season opener at Longview High School, August 31, 2018. Earlier this year the 1970 federal segregation order was lifted for Longview ISD.
Callie Richmond for The Texas Tribune

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On Thursday, NPR’s 1A — a show exploring policy, politics, technology and other issues — aired an episode that featured Texas Tribune reporters Alexa Ura and Aliyya Swaby discussing their “Dis-Integration” project. The series takes a deeper look at how school segregation is far from a distant memory in Texas. The interview focused on the series’ first story, which looked at Longview ISD’s efforts to desegregate — and concerns that the district’s progress could stall. Listen to the segment above, and be sure to read the full story here.


Source: Texas Tribune Education

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