Race and education.

Position:News for Educational Workers - Brief article

Jonathan Kozol, author of the groundbreaking Savage Inequalities, was one of the speakers at the July, 2011 Save Our Schools teachers rally in Washington, DC. In an interview with one of the rally's organizers, Kozol says that racial segregation in the nation's public schools is now worse than it was in 1968 when he first began studying the subject. Kozol says Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, reinforces segregation in his educational policies and charter schools only add to the problem of segregation (Mother Jones, July 26, 2011).

A federal appeals court in Michigan rescinded the 2006 ban on the consideration of race and gender in public university admissions and hiring policies (The New York Times, July 1, 2011).

During Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's presidency of Brazil (2003-2010), 77 percent of Brazilian public...

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