A Court Order Forced Fayette County Schools to Integrate. Will Progress Continue Without It?

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Myles Wilson stands outside Somerville Elementary School on Thurs., May 16, 2024 in Fayette County, Tennessee. The school, which was predominantly white, was closed in 2014 to comply with a 1965 desegregation order. (Tonyaa Weathersbee / Chalkbeat)

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