Our Choices Are Making School Inequality Worse, Says MacArthur Fellow Nikole Hannah-Jones

Inequality in our public schools continues to thrive because of personal choice, investigative reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones said.Hannah-Jones writes about segregation in housing and schools for The New York Times Magazine. As keynote speaker for the Dallas Festival of Ideas' Educated City on April 7, she hopes to force uncomfortable self-reflections that have residents and policymakers reflecting on personal decisions that sustain such inequities.Hannah-Jones was named a 2017 MacArthur Foundation fellow, commonly known as the "genius" grant awarded to those whom the foundation considers exceptionally creative in addressing key areas of society, such as education reform.  Continue reading...

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