The Answer Sheet: court order and desegregate and school

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 04/13/2010

Race to the Top should help desegregate schools

President Obama recently promised to marshall more resources to drag into court school systems that have ignored civil rights laws and allowed schools to resegregate. But it is fair to ask why Obama and his education secretary, Arne Duncan, did nothing to further that goal with their Race to the Top competition in which states compete for $3 billion in federal education funds.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:51 PM ET, 04/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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