Children of the Dream

Children of the Dream

An acclaimed economist reveals that school integration efforts in the 1970s and 1980s were overwhelmingly successful-and argues that we must renew our commitment to integration for the sake of all Americans

We are frequently told that school integration was a social experiment doomed from the start. But as Rucker Johnson demonstrates in Children of the Dream, it was, in fact, a spectacular achievement. Drawing on longitudinal studies going back to the 1960s, he shows… (more)