Tag Archives: Diversity

Segregation and Integration in 2011

Several days ago the New York Times published an article about an issue that’s been around since the genesis of American public schools: integration. Before I get to the article itself, I’m going to go back once again to the … Continue reading

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Pedagogy of the Oppressed – in Arizona

New York Times: Arizona Orders Tucson to End Mexican-American Studies Program So, in another major blow to education and immigration reform, and adding to Arizona’s reputation as the place where the American Dream goes to die, Arizona Attorney General Tom … Continue reading

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Diversity in Magnet Schools (Admissions)

Jay Mathews of the Washington Post published a column (http://voices.washingtonpost.com/class-struggle/2010/11/top_high_school_should_look_fo.html)  on Monday dealing with an issue I’ve been planning to address here: why don’t high schools with competitive admission have a more diverse student body? Mathews covers Thomas Jefferson High … Continue reading

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