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Virginia Makes Amends for Integration-Era School Closures

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Virginia Makes Amends for Integration-Era School Closures

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Virginia Makes Amends for Integration-Era School Closures

Virginia Makes Amends for Integration-Era School Closures

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The Virginia state legislature announced the first of $2.2 million dollars in scholarships to those who lost educational opportunities in the 1950s and '60s. During that time, a number of the state's public schools closed their doors in protest against forced integration.

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