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How Boston Schools Teach Students About The City's Court-Ordered Busing, 40 Years Later06:49

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A milestone year for Boston Public Schools is coming to a close: the 40th anniversary of court-ordered desegregation.

Resistance to forced busing propelled Boston to the forefront of cities and towns where such orders were met with protests — which at times reeked of outright racism.

WBUR's Delores Handy joins Morning Edition with a look at how the city's school system — four decades later — is teaching this pivotal point in its history.

This segment aired on June 26, 2015.


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Delores Handy was formerly a host and reporter at WBUR.


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