Back to Basics: Texas Promises New Money To its Black State Universities

Top Story of Fall 2001:

Fourth Federally-Mandated Desegregation Plan Approved and Posted At Official Website

By Greg Moses

As it attempts to reverse a slump in higher education, the state of Texas has promised to send new money to two old schools that have the best record of educating the state’s nonwhite students.

The Fourth Texas Plan for Desegregation of Higher Education, requested and approved by the Office of Civil Rights at the US Department of Education, promises to bring some parity to the state’s support of Prairie View University and Texas Southern University.

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