Friday, May 16, 2014

Why Our Schools Are Re-Segregating

Sixty years ago tomorrow, in Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public education is unconstitutional. Yet schools remain as deeply segregated along racial lines as they were in the 1960s. Sally Kohn writes this has come as a result of courts allowing cities and states to abandon desegregation efforts, which was reinforced by charter schools and testing regimes.

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