A Bright Spot in School Diversity

Diverse public charter schools are in demand and growing.

By David Osborne and Emily Langhorne | Nov. 29, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.

The Albert Shanker Institute recently released a report that analyzed the negative effects of private schools on integrated public education in Washington, D.C. While only 15 percent of students in the nation’s capital attend private schools, 57 percent of white students do. Private schools essentially create the segregation equivalent of white flight to the suburbs, without the physical “flight.” Read More