NYT reporter says this one thing works to improve black achievement scores (audio)Roundup
tags: education, desegregation
HNN Editor: Nikole Hannah-Jones reports desegregation worked over a generation to raise black scores on achievement tests by 50 percent. Then under the Reagan administration desegregation became discredited, busing was stopped, and blacks began slipping, thereby ending the most successful effort to date to bring black students in parity with white students.
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