Who You Calling “Minority”?—The Imperative to Improve Educational Opportunity for the Nation’s Emerging Majority

By Thomas Rudd, Historic and persistent gaps in educational opportunity for all of our Nation’s citizens are no longer a matter of debate, analysis, and political posturing. Racialized barriers to opportunity in educational attainment have placed millions of American children at risk. These students are disproportionately Black and Brown. Without a strong educational foundation, these … Continue reading »

Who You Calling “Minority”?—The Imperative to Improve Educational Opportunity for the Nation’s Emerging Majority

Fisher Case Justices, Will You Reinforce the False Promises of the Past or Help Expand Opportunity for All?

By Thomas Rudd, In the Nation that we so desperately want to invent, it would be impossible to predict with any reasonable degree of accuracy the life chances of two new born babies—one of European ancestry; one of African ancestry.  In that country, every citizen has an equal opportunity to strive, to achieve, and to … Continue reading »

Fisher Case Justices, Will You Reinforce the False Promises of the Past or Help Expand Opportunity for All?