Education

Apartheid Schooling?

October 19, 2005 1 min read

In his much talked about new book, The Shame of the Nation, Jonathan Kozol charges that U.S. schools have been resegregating, with enrollment in many inner-city schools made up almost exclusively of minority students. The trend amounts to a form of “apartheid schooling,” he says, where black and Hispanic children are relegated to schools with less resources, more inexperienced teachers, and inferior curricula.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.