The myth of de facto segregation

@article{Rothstein2019TheMO,
  title={The myth of de facto segregation},
  author={Richard Rothstein},
  journal={Phi Delta Kappan},
  year={2019},
  volume={100},
  pages={35 - 38}
}
  • R. Rothstein
  • Published 22 January 2019
  • History
  • Phi Delta Kappan
Today, our schools are more racially segregated than at any time in the last 40 years, mainly because the neighborhoods in which they are located are themselves racially segregated. Yet, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its 2007 Parents Involved ruling, prohibited school districts from implementing even modest race-conscious desegregation plans. If people of differing races live in different neighborhoods, the Court found, it is because of de facto segregation (e.g., private individuals’ choices… 
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