Report: Where Parents Have More Choice, Schools Appear To Become More Segregated

Articles | January 31 2020

By Bob Oakes and Walter Wuthmann

A new study out of the Harvard Graduate School of Education Wednesday finds that a majority of parents across the country say they’d prefer to send their children to integrated schools.

But researchers at the school’s Making Caring Common project have found that when families are given control over which schools to send their children to, they make choices that perpetuate school segregation. (Read more)