Additional Thought on Deseg Ruling

In The News

July 1, 2007

There has been so much thoughtful commentary out there in the blogosphere about last week’s SCOTUS ruling on race-based assignments. It is obviously historic and hugely important.

But it is also worth remembering that this another one of those areas within public education where we sometimes find a huge disconnect between our lofty ideals and the ugly reality that the same kids we’re trying to help end up getting screwed no matter what policies we put in place.

This is one I wrote on this topic back when I was at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.