Richard D. Kahlenberg, a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, is author of All Together Now: Creating Middle-Class Schools through Public School Choice (Brookings Press, 2001) and the coauthor (with Halley Potter) of A Smarter Charter: Finding What Works for Charter Schools and Public Education (Teachers College Press, 2014).
The classroom is where poor and middle-class kids should meet -- to the benefit of both.Richard KahlenbergAug 16, 2009
Abortion has nothing to do with it. A progressive president shouldn't support an institution that reserves 25 percent of its admissions seats for legacies.Richard KahlenbergMay 11, 2009
A battle is brewing between portions of the civil-rights community and teacher unions over the future of liberal education policy.Richard KahlenbergJul 09, 2008
A bad Supreme Court decision overturning race-based integration programs in Louisville, KY, and Seattle, WA, has produced a positive result. A new initiative in Louisville does something even better for children -- it integrates them by class.Richard KahlenbergJun 02, 2008
Despite the myriad criticisms of teacher unions, their abolition would be a huge loss for supporters of public education -- and for the American labor movement as a whole.Richard KahlenbergSep 03, 2007