We Should Never Forget The History Behind The Battle For Desegregation In Cleveland Schools

If you’ve lived in Cleveland for any amount of time, you’ve surely heard of the local battle for educational desegregation. Whether you lived it or heard about it from family members, Cleveland busing was at the center of debate and education reform initiatives. While the schools were eventually desegregated, the process was long, complicated, and controversial.

The topic of Cleveland busing is one still discussed to this day. Did you ever hear of the 1960s and 1970s debates, or do you remember them? Tell us your thoughts in the comments!

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