Wednesday, July 19, 2017
KANSAS CITY TEACHABLE MOMENT: RACIAL DIVISIONS DOMINATE PUBLIC SCHOOLS!!!
Here's an important examination of a local conundrum with no quick fix given a longstanding dilemma that has confronted Kansas City for more than a generation whilst inspiring a great many locals to opt out of public education and/or City limits altogether.
Take a look:
KCUR: In Kansas City, Education Choices Still Divide Schools By Race
Moneyline . . .
"Bottom line, a lot of white families that will send their kids to well-regarded K-8 charters don’t want to enroll them in majority black high schools, which most KCPS neighborhood schools are.
That’s a problem when the research shows socioeconomically diverse schools close the achievement gap fastest"
Lots of great info in this piece that still doesn't put us anywhere closer to a solution.
You decide . . .