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Is Desegregation Dead?
Education Next | Fall 2010

Integration worked, so why have we rejected it? wonders David Kirp in an op-ed that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times. “If we’re serious about improving educational opportunities, we need to revisit the abandoned policy of school integration,” he concludes.  In the Fall 2010 issue of Education Next, Susan Eaton of Harvard Law School and Steven Rivkin of Amherst College debated the state of the desegregation movement and research on the impact of economic and racial segregation on student achievement.

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