For school districts around the country worried about the future of diversity in their own schools, take heart: Louisville, whose integration plan was invalidated by the Court's decision today, has declared their intention to remain a committed role model in finding a way to give all of their children the inclusive, integrated education they deserve.
Among the voices speaking out about this commitment:
- Incoming JCPS Superintendent Sheldon Berman states here that the district will not allow its schools to lapse back into segregation.
- Raoul Cunningham, president of the Louisville branch of the NAACP promised his organization's support here.
- Pat Todd, the district’s director of student assignment, emphasizes that Louisville will take its time determining how to make their plan in line with the decision here.
- The Louisville Courier-Journal provides a question and answer sheet based on a Louisville School District press conference here.
- JCPS school officials issue a post-decision press release here.