Desegregation and Black Dropout Rates. By Jonathan Guryan. History of Desegregation. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) Brown v. Board of Education (1954) stated segregated schools were “inherently unequal” Over next 30 years, schools implemented desegregation plans. Problem.
By Jonathan Guryan
What was the contribution of court-ordered desegregation to this decline in dropout rates?
Data is not available to separately identify these individual
effects. Therefore, the paper must look at the net effect of