Education: Some Reactions to the Decision

Joseph L. Rauh Jr., civil rights lawyer and longtime advocate of busing: "We're in a period of retreat on school integration, and this is the first major advance. It's a lighthouse for those who still feel they want more integration instead of less. It says you can't just leave all white in one place and all black in another."

William L. Taylor (no relation to the Dallas judge), director of the Center for National Policy Review, a public interest law group that specializes in civil rights: "Some people thought the law was changing, but this decision is an indication that there are...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!