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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 1957 file photo, Elizabeth Eckford, right, is turned away by Arkansas National Guardsmen as she approaches Little Rock Central High. The guardsmen were instructed by Gov. Orval Faubus not to allow nine black students to enter the school, despite federal court orders. Five decades and $1 billion after an infamous racial episode made Little Rock a symbol of school segregation, the legal fight to ensure all of its children receive equal access to education has ended. (AP Photo/Arkansas Democrat, Will Counts, File)

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Hecklers follow Elizabeth Eckford as she walks away from Little Rock's Central High School on Sept. 4, 1957, after she was turned away by the Arkansas National Guards. More than 50 years later, some Little Rock schools still receive money to help with the desegregation effort, but the state wants to stop paying. (Associated Press)