As part of the 20th anniversary of the Sheff v. O'Neill school desegregation case, we're looking back at how things have changed in education in the last two decades.
On the 15th anniversary of the Sheff vs. O’Neill court case, CPTV produced the following stories for its Main Street program. In the first you’ll learn how the case helped to implement desegregation in the school system. Those interviewed include, Elizabeth Horton Sheff, Milo Sheff and Theodore Sergi, former CT Commissioner of Education 1994-2003. Then hear from the lead attorney for the plaintiffs, John Britain. He discusses his frustration with the slow pace the state has taken with the issue.
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