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The Color of MindWhy the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice$
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Derrick Darby and John L. Rury

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226525211

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226525495.001.0001

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What Schools Cannot Fix: Poverty, Inequality, and Segregation

What Schools Cannot Fix: Poverty, Inequality, and Segregation

(p.98) Six What Schools Cannot Fix: Poverty, Inequality, and Segregation
The Color of Mind

Derrick Darby

John L. Rury

University of Chicago Press

This chapter assesses the revival of school integration as a prospective solution to the racial achievement gap. It also considers social problems such as poverty, inequality, and residential segregation that schools cannot fix, and for which school leaders should not be held accountable.

Keywords:   poverty, inequality, residential segregation, Chicago, Detroit, school choice, charter schools, integration idealists

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