“Compulsory Attendance: No Exemption for American Indians/Misunderstanding of Law No Defense. State v. Chavis, 45 N.C.App. 438, 263 S.E.2d 356 (1980).” School Law Bulletin [U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Inst. of Government] 12.3 (July 1981): 20.
The court ruled that, in terms of public school desegregation, Indians are subject to the Civil Rights Act.