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Aug 15, 2013 9:26 AM by AP

Court declares Ouachita schools unitary

Ouachita Parish School District will no longer be required to seek approval from the U.S. District Court before making changes within the district.

In a ruling issued Tuesday, The News-Star reports the court officially declared the district "unitary."

Superintendent Bob Webber called the ruling "monumental" for Ouachita Parish after 47 years under a federal desegregation order.

The court noted that although Richwood High School and West Ouachita High School are both racially identifiable, each reflects the housing choices of citizens in those areas.


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