Reviving desegregation from the dead

August 2, 2010 § Leave a comment

I’ve attended a couple of conferences on school desegregation in the past two years, where I’ve encountered the same small group of civil rights activists and sociologists worrying about the demise of desegregation policies around the country and the resurgence of racially segregated schools. So it’s interesting to see Education Next, a journal edited by school-choice proponents Chester Finn Jr. and Mike Petrilli, take up the question of whether desegregation is dead in the forthcoming Fall 2010 issue. (Just the fact that Education Next is writing about desegregation makes me think the answer is, “Not quite yet.”) READ MORE…

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