Desegregation Case Closed in Mississippi District

On Tuesday a federal judge dismissed a 45-year-old desegregation case against the Wayne County School District in Mississippi.

According to a news release from the Department of Justice, the joint motion to remove oversight in the case filed by the DOJ and the Wayne County School district was approved by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.

The report says the School district of Wayne County, which serves approximately 3,000 students, has been operating under a desegregation order since 1970.