“A lot of people think demographics alone will bring about change and it won’t,” said Gail Christopher, who heads the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s America Healing project on racial equity. “If attitudes and behaviors don’t change, demographics will just mean we’ll have a majority population that is low-income, improperly educated, disproportionately incarcerated with greater health disparities.” Read the […]
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Forsyth County schools resegregated, but opinions differ on whether that’s a probl...
Many of Forsyth County’s public schools have resegregated over the last 40 years as national court decisions, and local political ones, favored neighborhood schools over racially and economically balanced ones. Although schools with many poor students clearly score lower on tests, education experts and community leaders disagree on whether putting students of different demographics together […]