Even with ground-shifting demographic changes, many public schools continue to be highly segregated 60 years after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the principle of “separate but equal” education. But those shifts have also created opportunities to approach diversifying schools and classrooms in new ways.
In five essays and a series of charts on enrollment and race in public schools today, Education Week Commentary explores the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, including how questions concerning race continue to play out in K-12 education. In Education Week’s roundtable OpEducation blog, four researchers respond to data and offer their impressions on race and diversity in public schools today.
Vol. 33, Issue 31