Brown Site In Topeka Offers Transportation Grants

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site is offering financial help to teachers who want to bring students to the former Topeka school.

Transportation grants are available to schools within 75 miles of the historic site, which tells the story of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared segregated schools unconstitutional.

The grants also cover travel costs to other Topeka sites that explore similar issues. Those include the Kansas State Capitol, which features a mural of the fiery abolitionist John Brown.

Other sites that fall under the grant include the Kansas Museum of History and the Ritchie House. John and Mary Ritchie were abolitionists who befriended Brown.

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