Courts have the responsibility to create racially balanced schools
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Evidence: Students attend a school that is 80% white, while 70% of black students attend schools where nearly two-thirds of students are black and spanish.
Evidence: Schools force teachers to teach kids they dont want to teach.
Evidence: Any policy based on race is a violation of every childs 14th amendment.
Evidence: Desegregation does not speak to dropout rates that hover near 50% for black and hispanic students.
Assertion #2: Courts have the power to reduce the effects of racial discrimination.
Evidence: People were still fighting.
Evidence: People who live in a particular neighborhood.
Evidence: A court can make a decision but can not change peoples minds.
Assertion #3: To create a desegregated school system, a judge should not be able to tell parents where their children must attend school.
Evidence: The mayor thinks the new plan will create quality and equality in schools.
Evidence: A mayors job is to run the city , not the judge.
Evidence: A mayors decision is way more important than a judges decision.
Evidence: White students had to get on busses as well as blacks.
Evidence: Blacks tried other stragities for schools but didn't have enough money.
Evidence: Neighborhoods were segregated and kids went to their neighborhood schools. But now have to go to other neighborhood schools.
Affirmative assertion #2: Students and schools benefit more when they are able to go to an integrated schools.
Evidence: Jobs in the real world require people to understand diversity.
Evidence: Groups will not have the feeling of being or having more power than others.
Evidence: Students will have a better self-esteem and be less bullied
Affirmative assertion #3: Race should be used as a basis for school assignment.
Evidence: Conflict between races would begin, if there was not diversity.
Evidence: The 14th amendment isn't begin violated, it is designed to bring people together.
Evidence: Brings students of different race, ethnics and economic background together.
Question #2: why should race be used as a basis for school assignments ?
Question #3: How isnt the 14th amendmetn being violated ?
Question #2: How is a mayor"s decision more important than the judges? If the mayor is just mayor of one city his decision will not be fair and equal to the whole state.
Question #3: How is the 14th Amendment being violated?
Answer #2 : The Mayors decsion is more important because it his city and he has more power than a judge.
Answer #3 : The 14th amendment was being violated because it says there is suppose to be equal protection and there was no protection for black people.
#2: Race should be as a basis for school assignments because if schools were not integrated conflicts between races would happen. It also brings students that are not the same race, ethnicity together and equal.
#3: The 14th amendment is not being violated because the amendment was created to bring people together.
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