April 12, 1989

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For 30 years, desegregation has been a focal point for educational reform that is designed to benefit black children. Yet cities have a declining pool of white children to integrate with black children. A critical issue being raised by black scholars is: How we can create schools that educate black children effectively wherever they are found?
In the National Research Council's recent report, "Everybody Counts,'' a distinguished group of mathematicians, scientists, engineers, and computer scientists outline the problems facing mathematics education and recommend changes in both the curricula and the teaching methods used in American schools. (See Education Week, Feb. 1, 1989.)
FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. Additional grants in support of Editorial Projects in Education’s data journalism and video capacity come from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and the Schott Foundation for Public Education. (Updated 1/1/2017)

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