May 26, 1934, a streamlined, stainless steel diesel train called the Zephyr set the world’s nonstop long-distance speed record for trains. Its run from Denver to Chicago took 13 hours, 4 minutes, 58 seconds, and was witnessed by more than a million people along the route. The total distance traveled was 1633.8 km. What was its average speed in km/h and m/s?
Monday, April 11, 2016 Segregation and Integration Segregation seemed real They are made close than other cultures. Racial Segregation: the separation of people by race Racial Integration: the dismantling of segregation School districts Housing communities Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Remedial Action How can/should the law respond to racial imbalance What remedies actions are effective What remedial actions are fair Should factors outside the law influence the acceptance or rejection of remedial actions by courts War-we are grouped by race Should they desegregate Cannot hang out with race that is not friend’s group Reinforce differences by race Why not have school that is most comfortable with Los Angeles Unified School District-high income area- have more money than other lower income school. Need to have equality Track A-white and honors Track C or D-Latinos The tracks were based on zip codes Remedial in schools: What happened after Brown Ordered integration “with all deliberate speed” Integrate in middle school and high school 2ndplan was going to integrate Central High School 1957 school year-nine black students going to integrate Not going to school because of safety Public rallies and advertisements raise concerns about violence Court ordered state to maintain integration plan Withdrew guards and leave out of place Bring the reconstruction --after the civil war Civil Wars: troops stayed for the entire school year All opportunities are the same in the schools No The school for the granddaughter was all white; segregated We see the court’s supervision Daughter was champion She had integrated activities She went to get a college degree She had a college degree Prop 209-passed in 1976 Prohibits preferential treatment Do not have remedial action Does not prohibit preferential treatment based on income Is it going to be chance to function in multi-cultural environment Court ordered by using desegregate Boston Schools-1974 20 years after Brown Took white students from Irish American schools To say not popular and violence in schools Chicago schools integrated magnet schools Work harder if there are more expectations