Pelosi: Supreme Court School Decision a Retreat From Our Nation’s Commitment to Opportunity and Equality

Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today responding to the Supreme Court decision on school desegregation:

‘I am extremely disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decision overriding the efforts of local communities to grapple with the complex issue of diversity in our schools.  This decision is a retreat from our nation’s commitment to opportunity and equality in our schools and a retreat from the fundamental values of our country.’