Though author/teacher James Ford is talking about Charlotte-Mecklenburg in particular, these are questions we all face…

“Are we a community that responds to the needs of every student and values the benefits of integrated schools? Or are we a community that just talks about the idea of fairness, while simply accepting inequities in the name of self-interest? Our actions will determine the true nature of our collective character. In this way, student assignment is causing a crisis of identity.”
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What School Segregation Looks Like

One teacher grew up in an integrated system and became the North Carolina’s teacher of the year. Now he wonders about the future for his students, who are growing up in an increasingly divided system

http://www.charlottemagazine.com/Charlotte-Magazine/January-2016/What-School-Segregation-Looks-Like/

 

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