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School districts tried to alleviate this by bussing students out of high poverty areas and into better school districts that were often as nearby as 20 miles. However, there were waiting lists to get into these better schools, and then parents of students in the better districts would complain that they didnt want 'lower educated' children amongst their student population.

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Q: How did the government attempt to end de facto segregation of schools?
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What is segregation de facto?

Racial segregation, especially in public schools, that happens "by fact" rather than by legal requirement. For example, often the concentration of African-Americans in certain neighborhoods produces neighborhood schools that are predominantly Black, or segregated in fact (de facto), although not by law (de jure). De facto segregation means that there is, in reality, segregation. Consider racial segregation of schools in the U.S. There was a time when some states had legally mandated segregation -- separate schools for Black and White students. This is no longer the case. However, some places still have de facto segregation where certain schools are virtually all White and others are virtually all Black. This could happen because the Blacks of a district live in the same area and use the same local school. And they might live in the same area because it is where they can afford the housing, or because whites in a formerly mixed neighborhood have moved away.


De facto segregation is when people are separated?

By the reality of neighborhood schools located in areas that happen to be racially segregated.


What is the source of de facto segregation an discrimination?

integration of schools families of the same races live in same neighborhoods


What is segregation by practice and custom?

De facto segregation


What is segregation by custom and tradition?

De Facto Segregation.


Segregation by practice and custom?

de facto segregation


The Supreme Court has strictly limited the government's ability to combat which type of segregation?

De facto segregation, which is caused by circumstances rather than law.


De facto segregation is segregation that results from?

habit and custom


What is de facto segregation based on other than custom?

De facto segregation is often based on socioeconomic conditions (classism).


What kind of segregation is it when segregation is not allowed but people do it anyways?

De jure segregation is created by laws; de facto segregation is created by social conditions.Today, de facto segregation is enforced by socioeconomic status, which affects educational and employment opportunities.


What is a word for segregation by choice?

De Facto


Why is de facto segregation harder to change than de jure segregation?

De jure means "by law" and de facto means "as a matter of fact." So De jure segregation is segregation required by law (such as a school being segregated because there is a law requiring it), whereas de facto segregation is more just by chance (such as settlement patterns in a city leading to segregated schools).De facto segregation is segregation by fact or circumstance. Very often this is not a conscious choice. A good example is found in neighborhoods, frequently there is a white neighborhood or a black neighborhood, this concentration can lead to schools that are predominately one race. (Xe facto is latin for by fact.)"De facto" means the person who is serving in that position, or as "in fact"; whereas "de jure" means the person who is legally entitled to perform that function, or "by law," and has the right to perform a function or hold an office. It is important to note that hundreds of years ago, women did not have certain rights, and their husbands would perform the functions for them, although there are other latin terms for that.