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    U.S. Education Secretary Pursues School Integration

    It’s never too late. More than 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, school integration remains an elusive goal. The gap between America’s ideals and reality seems to have been baked into its DNA since its founding, when a man who owned slaves wrote that “all men are created equal.” But we can’t give up relentless pursuit of those ideals, and U.S. Education Secretary John King is a case in point. With just four months left in office, he’s making a new push for school integration — based on providing support for parents who choose diverse schools.

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