That’s a quote from a very insightful piece in The New York Times today titled Inequality, Mobility and the Policy Agenda They Imply.
Better schools and better education are important, but it’s not going to be enough for many of our students.
Here are some of my previous posts on the topic, and I hope readers will contribute additional resources:
Education as the Great Equalizer: “More Myth than Reality” is by Paul Thomas.
Without Jobs, School Is a Waste of Time is from Recess. Despite its exaggerated headline, I’m adding it to this list.
One Cheer for Schools on Inequality is from Ed Week.
Racial Wealth Gap Persists Despite Degree, Study Says appeared in The New York Times.