I know I'm also appalled by this ruling! To anyone else concerned, I highly
recommend Kozol's newest book, "Shame of the Nation" which addresses
re-segregation in America.
-Lydia in Toledo
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From: "wendy free" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 9:14 AM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Responses re Supreme Court Ruling? RACE
> I'm fortunate to live in a liberal university town and
> have usually reasonable students... Am MUCH more
> concerned about the "racial diversity" ruling, aka
> pro-segregation. Schools are ALREADY terribly
> segregated - this decision endorses that and more.
> The differences between a mostly white, mostly
> minority, and diverse school in my community are
> staggering. I have extensive teaching experiences in
> all three. I, students, colleagues, administrators,
> parents - all thrive in the diverse setting and suffer
> otherwise. Is anyone else reeling from this decision?
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