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Here's our talk with NPR's 1A on Longview ISD and our school segregation series

Texas Tribune reporters Alexa Ura and Aliyya Swaby talked to 1A about the first installment of their "Dis-Integration" project, which focuses on Longview ISD and its efforts to topple barriers for students of color.

Longview beats rival Lufkin 35-28 for the season opener at Longview High School, August 31, 2018. Earlier this year the 1970 federal segregation order was lifted for Longview ISD.


Decades after an extensive federal desegregation order, the collective drive to racially integrate Texas’ schools has crumbled.

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