The link between charter school expansion and increasing segregation: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/03/13/the-link-between-charter-school-expansion-and-increasing-segregation/
In The link between charter school expansion and increasing segregation, Iris C. Rotberg highlights that problems exist in both re-segregation of schools in the U.S. and the rise of charter schools as separate and interrelated forces.
Schools in the U.S. are re-segregating, regardless of type—public, private, and charter.
And charter schools are not creating the education reform charter advocates claim, with one failure of the charter movement being segregating students by race and class.
Thus, it is important to focus on the evidence that shows the need to reconsider how to address segregation and the flawed support continuing for expanding charter schools.
Let me offer below a reader for such evidence:
- Made in America: Segregation by Design
- The Lingering Legacy of Segregation
- Segregated South Rises Again
- Charter Schools Not the Answer, Especially if We Fail to Identify the Question
- Charter Schools: A Primer
Some key points from Rotberg include the…
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