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TN Valley schools and desegregation orders

Colbert County (1966- in progress of seeking unitary status)

Decatur City (1966- intends to seek unitary status)

DeKalb County achieved unitary status in 2006

Florence City (1966- No plans or undecided on whether to seek unitary status) - Florence City Schools' attorney claims they were released from the order in 2007, but neither source could confirm through their official records.

Fort Payne City (1966- reached an agreement with the DOJ in 2012 and is expected to obtain unitary status in July 2014)

Franklin County (1966- in progress of seeking unitary status)

Guntersville City (1966- in progress of seeking unitary status)

Huntsville City (1965- in progress of seeking unitary status)

Jackson County (1966 - intends to seek unitary status)

Lauderdale County (1966 - No plans or undecided on whether to seek unitary status)

Lawrence County (1977 - in progress of seeking unitary status)

Limestone County achieve unitary status in 2007

Madison County (1965- in progress of seeking unitary status)

Marshall County (1966- disputes their status; however, both data sources indicate these districts remain under desegregation order)

Morgan County (1963 - intends to seek unitary status)

Muscle Shoals achieved unitary status in 2007

Russellville City (1963 - in progress of seeking unitary status)

Scottsboro City (1963- No plans or undecided on whether to seek unitary status)

Sheffield City (1963 - Sheffield City Schools' attorney claims they were released from the order in 1979, but neither source could confirm through their official records.)

Source: Alabama School Connection

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