Monday, April 02, 2007

Diversity Goals Help Kids in School -- and Later in Life

[16 February 2007 - The Press-Enterprise - Hugh B. Price, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution] ... Looking to the future, the U.S. economy will rely increasingly on minority workers, entrepreneurs and taxpayers who represent a growing segment of the population. Yet black and Latino pupils in particular are concentrated in the nation's lowest-performing schools, with the least able teachers and the most inadequate facilities. Surely, student assignment policies that enable them to attend good schools where they can maximize their talent and potential easily meet the test for a compelling state interest. ... More

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