This book explores the hard-fought legal battles to give people of color an equal education to whites. This title also looks at issues students of color face today, such as harsher school discipline compared with white students and a step back in school integration. Features include essential facts, a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.