by This American Life
July 31, 2015
Right now, all sorts of people are trying to rethink and reinvent education, to get poor minority kids performing as well as white kids. But there's one thing nobody tries anymore, despite lots of evidence that it works: desegregation. The first of a two-part series, Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at a district that, not long ago, accidentally launched a desegregation program.