Education Is Universal but Unequal

Education Is Universal but Unequal

Rich kids’ schools Are full of flair; Poor kids’ schools Exude despair. Cities rarely make headlines for their good news. Just the reverse. Take mine. Norwalk has garnered national TV and newspaper coverage for prosecuting a homeless mom who was stealing...

Public School Funding: Separate and Skewed

With all the talk about firing “underperforming” teachers, closing the achievement gap, and adopting “common core standards” for students, too many experts are missing a basic source of America’s education woes: the inherently unequal and...
School Diversity under Siege

School Diversity under Siege

The South has made more progress in providing children the opportunity to attend desegregated schools. Now, sadly, it’s also the region where re-segregation is growing fastest. When the Supreme Court issued its pivotal Brown v. Board of Education ruling in 1954,...