The Answer Sheet: Diversity

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 04/18/2014

The real meaning of diversity (beyond the Benetton ads)

It’s about ideas, not just race and gender.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:00 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Diversity

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 09:30 AM ET, 07/22/2010

Wake County diversity battle

“Idea intrigues Wake school board factions.” That’s the headline in a story in North Carolina’s News & Observer today. I know what some of you are thinking about school boards. Stop it. What's the idea?

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:30 AM ET, 07/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Equity | Tags:  arrests in wake county, busing in wake county, controlled choice, diversity issues, wake county and busing, wake county and diversity, wake county school board