What to Know About Arkansas Desegregation Payments

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  • The Payments Stop, Not The Issues
  • Payments Stop, Not the Issues
  • Why Would the Districts Agree to Give Up Nearly $70 Million?
  • Won’t Districts Suffer if the Money’s Gone?
  • Objections Overruled, Not That There Were Many
  • What Will the Schools Do Now?

Why Would the Districts Agree to Give Up Nearly $70 Million?

The state wanted the payments to end immediately but U.S. District Judge Price Marshall decided to give the districts time to create plans to run their schools without the extra funds first. This has given them time to figure out how to recover the funds before the changes take place in four years. (Photo: GettyImages)

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