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Judge Denies Stay in Desegregation Case

By The Associated Press — June 14, 2011 1 min read

A federal appeals court declined to stay a ruling that allows Arkansas to end most desegregation funding for three school districts. The Little Rock district requested an emergency stay after U.S. District Judge Brian Miller last month ruled that the state could end nearly $70 million in annual desegregation payments to the districts. Little Rock argued that the loss of funds would lead to teacher layoffs.

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A version of this article appeared in the June 15, 2011 edition of Education Week as Judge Denies Stay in Desegregation Case

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