Judge Ends CPS Desegregation Order
A federal judge has thrown out
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The order came yesterday, 29 years to the day after the
Freda Williams has a son at Disney, the district's first magnet school.
WILLIAMS: That's why I chose Disney for him. I could have sent him to a neighborhood school, but the last thing a parent I think should want to do is just send their child to a school where it's just that culture.
The order says, “Improvements have been made and the vestiges of discrimination are no longer.” It acknowledges the challenges of integrating students in a school system that is now just eight percent white. The vast majority of CPS students attend schools that are predominantly black or Latino.