The Answer Sheet: Integration


Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 09/06/2013

What Arne Duncan’s comments on racial integration reveal

Arne Duncan made some remarks this week about racial integration that the author of this post finds illustrative of the problems with the way Americans now look at the issue.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:31 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A Typical Attitude, Diversity, Racial Integration

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Georgia high school holds first integrated prom

A group of black and white students who were longtime friends pushed for the event and made it happen.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:43 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  After Students Push For It, Integration, Segregation

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/22/2010

Economic school integration: A response to Valerie Strauss and Jerry Weast

Richard D. Kahlenberg makes strong arguments as he responds to separate criticism that Montgomery County Public Schools Supt. Jerry Weast and I raised about a Century Foundation report about economic school integration in Montgomery County.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Guest Bloggers | Tags:  century foundation, economic integration, economic school integration, jerry weast, mcps, montgomery county, montgomery county public schools, richard kahlenberg, school choice, socioeconomic integregation, the answer sheet, valerie strauss

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/15/2010

The limits of Moco schools' economic integration study

There are big limits to the study released today showing that several hundred low-income students who went to school in low-poverty schools in Montgomery County did better on standardized math tests than kids who went to high-poverty schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Equity, Equity, Equity | Tags:  casey foundation, david berliner, economic integration, high-poverty schools, low-income families, michelle rhee, moco schools, montgomery county schools, poverty, standardized tests