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Desegregation in Austin

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Anti-busing sentiment and a low voter turnout characterize an Austin Independent School Board election which result in the defeat of school trustee DeCourcy Kelley running in Place 2. [AF-Segregation-Public Schools-S1700 (2)-1980; The Daily Texan, “Busing Issue Critical in School Board Election,” April 07, 1980]