Race Desegregation [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 270.3 [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter II -- Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education; Part 270 -- Desegregation of Public Education], the term race desegregation means “the assignment of students to public schools and within those schools without regard to their race including providing students with a full opportunity for participation in all educational programs regardless of their race. "Race desegregation" does not mean the assignment of students to public schools to correct conditions of racial separation that are not the result of State or local law or official action.”

(Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2000c-(b))