Busing —Not Integration— Opposed:
Invoke Our Color-Blind Constitution to End It
classroom education of the students; and
For these and other reasons, busing dissenters must not be dissuaded by the strong opposition they will face from taking the lead in moving their districts toward voluntary integration plans. If necessary, they can do so by intervention like the San Diego dissenters, using appropriate legal theories as broached above.
In view of the changed circumstances, such as a new generation of parents, students and school board members and the increasing diversity of public school students, now is the time to get beyond race in school assignments. The Constitution can be invoked, by those adversely affected, for an interpretation that, in accordance with its color-blind language, it does not tolerate the classification of the students of the many different races on the basis of their race or color for the purpose of assigning them to particular schools.
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|— Busing: Introduction, pages ix - xiv —|