Brookings Report: Segregation, Race, and Charter Schools

In “Segregation, race, and charter schools: What do we know?” Brookings Senior Fellows Grover J. “Russ” Whitehurst and Richard Reeves, along with Senior Research Assistant Edward Rodrigue, find that poverty—not race—is the real challenge for segregated schools, and that improving school quality is key to closing racial achievement gaps.

Kentucky Board of Education to Study Charter Schools

When the Kentucky Board of Education studies the concept of public charter schools in Kentucky next month, regional educators William Twyman and Gary Houchens will be part of a process that could inform lawmakers should they take action on school choice during next year’s legislative session.


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