Schools continue struggle with racial imbalances

As schools nationwide await a U.S. Supreme Court ruling expected soon that will tell districts how far they can go to diversify schools, many are still struggling to balance race and fend off critics. In a suburban Dallas district with a high proportion of Latino students in some of its schools, an alumnus on the City Council is rallying residents to vote this week to ban illegal immigrants from renting apartments. In Florida's Pinellas County, district officials last year gave up on trying to racially balance schools and although students mostly stayed put this year, some fear the district will soon resegregate.

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