School desegregation case goes to state Supreme Court

Jan 09, 2018

MPR, Solvejg Wastvedt

A case claiming persistent school segregation effectively denies Minnesota children an adequate education went before the state Supreme Court Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know:

Who brought the case, and what’s it about?

Seven families with children in Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts and a Minneapolis nonprofit, One Family One Community, filed the lawsuit in 2015. They sued the state, state officials and legislative leaders.

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