GARDENDALE, AL (WBRC) - Gardendale Mayor Stan Hogeland says the city is no longer seeking to form its own school system.
ORIGINAL: The federal appeals court ruled that Gardendale cannot form its own school system.
The district court found that the Gardendale Board acted with a discriminatory purpose to exclude black children from the proposed school system, according to court documents.
Jefferson County Board of Education released the following statement:
Court documents on the ruling are below: