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First day of school 1975. There are 1792 police in Boston's schools.
One of our most powerful Constitutional cases is Morgan v. Hennigan, United States District Court Civil Action Case File No. 72-911-G, the Boston Schools desegregation case. It occupies 54 cubic feet of storage in the National Archives at Boston, and it details all sides of the arguments, the court's opinion, evidence of the school climate and facilities, and the struggle to find the best way to free Boston's schools of the effects of segregative intent.
Report of Police Personnel Assigned to Operation Safety: 09/08/1975 - 09/08/1975; RG 21 Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2004; National Archives at Boston.

See more of the case: National Archives Identifier 4713948 and National Archives Identifier 4713867.

Read more about it: Teach the Constitution Sept 17th! It's the law!

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