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et al. v. Rodriguez San Antonio School District et al.

Significance

By refusing to overturn the Texas statutes, it also refused to contest the way most states financed public schools even though it led to discrimination against people living in poor school districts.

Since the Fourteenth Amendment was added to the Constitution in 1868, the Supreme Court has used it to help ensure the same rights to all people regardless of race. However, the issues are not always clear cut, as demonstrated in the case of San Antonio School District, et al. v. Rodriguez, et al.

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