On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr.
Broken School Bus Window from Boston School Desegregation
Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 9/17/2010
In 1974, Boston's court-ordered busing plan became one of the most visible and controversial examples of racial balancing through student transportation...
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 9: Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s)
Era 10: Contemporary United States (1968 to the present)
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
Historical Thinking Standard 4: Historical Research Capabilities
4B: Obtain historical data from a variety of sources.
4C: Interrogate historical data.
4D: Identify the gaps in the available records, marshal contextual knowledge and perspectives of the time and place.
4E: Employ quantitative analysis.
4F: Support interpretations with historical evidence.