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The Source: The Legacy Of Segregation On San Antonio School Districts

Houston ISD


Go from one school district on the city's Southside - to another on the Northside.

And you will see some stark differences - some could call them inequalities.

Why is this?

Why are there some many school districts in Bexar County -- and what's their connection to segregation, Jim Crow, and the modern day school financing fight?

Do you think there are too many school districts in San Antonio? What should be done about it?


  • Christine Drennon, professor at Trinity University
David Martin Davies can be reached at dmdavies@tpr.org and on Twitter at @DavidMartinDavi