This writing prompt requires students to read an article about the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education. It is followed by PARCC format writing prompt. It reads:
On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously announced an end to public segregation in schools in the famous Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case.
Write an essay explaining how the events of Brown v. Board of Education directly impact our public schools today. Support your essay with information from the article.
This prompt also addresses the Social Studies GLE: H-1C-E3; Describe the influence of African American history and culture in our national heritage.