20 U.S. Code § 1701 - Congressional declaration of policy
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(a) Entitlement to equal educational opportunity; neighborhood as appropriate basis
The Congress declares it to be the policy of the United States that—
(1) all children enrolled in public schools are entitled to equal educational opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, or national origin; and
Source(Pub. L. 93–380, title II, § 202,Aug. 21, 1974, 88 Stat. 514.)
Chapter effective on and after sixtieth day after Aug. 21, 1974, see section 2(c) ofPub. L. 93–380, set out as a note under section 1221–1 of this title.