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Guest Post: The pros and cons of choosing a diverse school for your child

By Michael Petrilli (@michaelpetrilli) Executive Vice President at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute  In the middle of the last decade, in urban communities across America, middle- and upper-middle-class parents started sending their children to public schools again—schools that for decades had served overwhelmingly poor and minority populations. From the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., to… Read More »