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Sheff v. O'Neill: A "Courant" Look At A 20-Year-Old Ruling

This hour: segregation in the aftermath of Sheff v. O'Neill.

It's been more than 20 years since the landmark state Supreme Court ruling. We find out what two reporters uncovered about its impact on Hartford schools.


  • Matthew Kauffman - Investigative reporter at the Hartford Courant
  • Vanessa de la Torre - Reporter at the Hartford Courant
  • Karen Lott - Principal at Thirman L. Milner School in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Julie Goldstein - Principal at Breakthrough Magnet School, South Campus in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Elizabeth Horton Sheff - A lead plaintiff in Sheff v. O’Neill; co-chair of the Sheff Movement coalition 

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Lucy is the Executive Producer and Host of Connecticut Public's morning talk show, 'Where We Live.' She’s a longtime public radio reporter covering several beats including immigration, juvenile justice and child welfare issues, education, veterans affairs and the military.
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