Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Diversity Dividend

[Note: This post combines three previous blog posts.] One thing I have learned during my nine years on the Madison School Board is that white families’ attitudes toward race strongly shape their orientations toward our public schools. The promise of … Continue reading

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The Diversity Dividend in K-12 Schools: Part 3, Let’s Keep Score

The first part of this post drew from amicus briefs filed with the Supreme Court to explain how truly diverse classrooms benefit students’ academic achievement, interpersonal skills, workplace preparation, and civic engagement. The second part of the post looked at … Continue reading

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