A Policy Paradox: Support for Limited Government Grows as Increased Governmental Action for School Integration Needed
by Erica Frankenberg - September 22, 2011
Despite the current political climate, at a time of growing diversity and deepening inequality, more governmental action, not less, is needed to comprehensively address persisting segregation in schools and in our society. Federal guidance and financial support for integration have made a difference in the past, and the government itself shoulders some of the blame for continuing patterns of segregation. Government will be crucial to helping communities thoughtfully understand what options exist today, and to helping to bridge education and other related policies such as housing to find comprehensive solutions to our persisting racial and economic inequality.
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