Louisiana Public Square

Breaking Away: A Louisiana Public Square Presentation

Special | 28m 46s

More than fifty years after six black children integrated an all-white elementary school in Louisiana, racial balance in the state’s public school system remains an elusive goal. Critics of efforts to create a breakaway school district in Baton Rouge say the move will only exacerbate a growing racial divide.

Aired: 07/14/14

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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