The Public Interest

The Evidence on Busing

David J. Armor

Summer 1972

THE legal basis of the national policy of integration- and of the school busing issue today- is the declaration of the Supreme Court in 1954 that, "to separate [black children] from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone."

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