On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Perhaps even more than usual, this Martin Luther King Jr. Day calls for reflection on race relations and racial equity in America. We have just emerged from a year characterized by police brutality toward people of color, resentment and unrest rooted in that brutality, and the most divisive, bruising presidential election in recent memory.mlk-march

Education provides a window into the state of racial inequality in the United States and, potentially, the nation’s perceptions of it. Read More — Race, Class, and American’s Perspectives of Achievement Gaps

Reposted from Brookings Institute, Brown Center Chalkboard, Blog by Jon Valant and Daniel Newark

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