According to the National Opinion Research Center, 90% of whites now believe in the principle of integration.
In Washington v. Seattle School Dist. No. 1, 458 U.S. 457 (1982), the Supreme Court strikes down a popular initiative that prevented school boards from ordering busing. However, in Crawford v. Los Angeles Board of Education, 458 U.S. 527 (1982), the Court upholds a California constitutional amendment that limited judicial power to order busing.