The Answer Sheet: Segregation

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 04/24/2014

How, after 60 years, Brown v. Board of Education succeeded -- and didn’t

The Brown decision wiped out the “separate but equal” rule, but did its accomplish its main goal?

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:30 AM ET, 04/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  School Segregation

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Report: Public schools more segregated now than 40 years ago

'When did test scores become the civil rights issue of our time?'

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Equity in Education, School Segregation

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 11:10 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Georgia students fight segregated proms

A group of black and white students who have been friends for years are fighting to end a whites-only prom at a Georgia high school.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  in 2013, School Segregation, Yes

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 01/10/2011

More questions for KIPP

Here's the next chapter of a debate on KIPP schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:30 PM ET, 01/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Charter schools, Charter schools | Tags:  century foundation, charter schools, charter schools and segregation, jay mathews, kipp, kipp charter schools, kipp schools, knowledge is power program

Posted at 10:35 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Did DOE get memo on school desegregation?

Century Foundation scholar Richard Kahlenberg asks why the U.S. Education Department is not forcefully addressing the profound challenge to equal opportunity today – the de facto economic and racial segregation of America’s suburban and city schools

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:35 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Equity, Equity | Tags:  DOE, Education Department and segregation, Justice Department and school segregation, Walthall County and schools, civil rights, desegregation of schools, school busing, school desegregation, school resegregation