UNPACKING HISTORY BEHIND SCHOOL SEGREGATION

By: NICK NIEDZWIADEK and MADINA TOURÉ ,  POLITICO New York Education
November 25, 2019

UNPACKING HISTORY BEHIND SCHOOL SEGREGATION — Cornell University experts Kendra Bischoff and Noliwe Rooks discussed specialized high schools, gifted and talented programming, charters and the issues of diversity, school segregation and educational inequality at a media-only lunch in Manhattan. “At every moment there is a state or a national will to start to desegregate education — if you say it’s about economics, if you say it’s about race, there is a pushback, there is a virulent pushback from parents who are benefiting from the system,” Rooks said. — Madina

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Professor Noliwe Rooks