Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Education and affirmative action: Charlottesville, Harvard
Erica Green and Annie Waldman have a major booklet on Pro Publica and on the front page of the New York Times Wednesday. October 17, 2018, “Charlottesville’s Other Jim Crow Legacy: Separate and Unequal Education”, link.
The results show especially in AP course participation and results, and in work below grade level, mostly the result of de facto segregation of the past, grants for private schools, and actual private education.
As someone who has subbed, it’s still impossible for me to get behind remedying things just by race.
Anemona Hartocollis looks into the question of “elitism or egalitarianism” in the Harvard admissions case, here. l