What We’re Watching: Is American Education Coming Apart?



By Education Next 06/26/2012

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Today, The Thomas B. Fordham Institute will be hosting a live streaming event featuring Charles Murray.

For all the talk of gaps in achievement, opportunity, and funding between ethnic and racial groups in American education, a different divide may also be splitting our schools and our future. In his acclaimed and controversial recent book, Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, scholar/pundit/provocateur Charles Murray describes a widening class schism. On Tuesday, June 26, he will deliver a lecture on what that divide means for U.S. schools and education policy.

Register here to attend in person at their offices in Washington DC, or to watch the live webcast.




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