One of the reasons we can make substantial headway in addressing school segregation in New York City is that our city has far more racial and economic diversity (because it comprises a larger portion of the overall metro area, including many areas that are suburban in character) than nearly every other American city. For metro areas like Rochester and Buffalo made up of multiple school districts, however, the Milliken decision has effectively prevented many of the advocacy strategies that we have used in New York City (a single school system).
Read more about how this decision has affected segregation in Detroit here.

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Milliken case post from 7/26/19