Race, Housing, and Education

Policy Forum
September 2, 2015 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

1st floor/Wintergarden

Featuring Richard Rothstein, Research Associate, Economic Policy Institute; Bartley Danielsen, Associate Professor, North Carolina State University; Neal McCluskey, Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute; moderated by Gerard Robinson, Resident Fellow, Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute.

It has long been a public policy goal—and social ideal—to bring black and white children together in the same schools. It is a goal, however, that has not been met. In this forum we will discuss several reasons for this, including federal policies that have all but assured segregated housing and, hence, segregated public schools. We will also look at potential ways to solve these problems that are both ambitious and realistic about what can be accomplished. We hope you’ll join us for this crucial conversation.

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