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Supreme Court Cases on School Segregation

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Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Activity, Lesson Plan

About This Lesson

Essential Question/Big Idea:

  • Over the course of US history, how has access to a quality education been restricted by race and class?
  • What role does segregation by race and class play in unequal access to a quality education in US schools today?

Understandings: 

Students will understand that…

  • The Supreme Court has been used as a tool to encourage school desegregation

Students will know….

  • Brown v. Board of Education mandated that schools be desegregated.
  • Milliken v. Bradley said that school districts and states are not responsibility for creating diversity (EX: Schools are not responsible from bussing students to their non-local school to create diverse schools)

Students will be able to….

  • Read and answer questions about Supreme Court decisions.
  • Analyze data in a chart.

Resources

Files

Plan Supreme Court Cases on Segregation.docx

Lesson Plan
September 16, 2022
152.33 KB

DBQ Packet Supreme Court Cases on School Segregation.docx

Activity
September 16, 2022
11.46 KB
Videos
Why Are Schools Still So Segregated?
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