Why Integration Matters in Schools

Why Integration Matters in Schools
by Dere4k Black
Today, we know integration has a positive effect on almost every aspect of schooling that mattersw, and segregation the inverse. We also kinow integration matters for all students. Both minorities and whites are disadvantaged by attending racially isolated chools, although in somewhat different waysw: The harms to minorites are primarily academic; the harms to whites are swocial and academic.

Habara gani!

Why Integration Matters in Schools by Derek Black was published in the Education Week blog on May 13, 2014. The following is an excerpt:

today, we know integration has a positive effect on almost every aspect of schooling that matters, and segregation the inverse. We also know integration matters for all students. Both minorities and whites are disadvantaged by attending racially isolated schools, although in somewhat different ways: The harms to minorities are primarily academic; the harms to whites are social and academic.

This excerpt was written by me on my Lana Jean Mitchell Facebook page about six months ago. I’m re-writing it here for those of you who might have missed it.

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Lana Jean Mitchell is a writer. She writes poetry, books and movies reviews, short stories and essays. She wrote a movie review blog for more than a year, and is currently has an author's blog I'm on social media, Facebook, twitter, linked-in, and of course amazon.com, and several sites where poetry and books/ children's books are discussed. Visit me with a tweet, a comment, and/or a Goodreads review.

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