Charter Schools and the Resurgence of ‘SEPARATE BUT EQUAL’

By Michael Gorelik “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.” This year marks the 63rd anniversary of the United States Supreme Court striking down the nation’s “separate but equal” doctrine in the landmark desegregation case, Brown v. Board of... Continue Reading →

School Voucher Systems May Increase Segregation of Students by Ability

By: Katherine Montgomery School voucher systems have increased in popularity in the last decade and will continue to expand if Betsy DeVos becomes Secretary of Education.[1] Programs differ by state, some only offer scholarships to a small subset of school-age children, while other programs give money directly to the parents for any school related charge.... Continue Reading →

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