Diverse Schools


In the 1960s “white flight” sent many middle-class families from the cities to suburbs out of fear that the quality of schools and living conditions were in decline. But today more and more middle- and upper-middle income urbanites of all colors are choosing to raise families in the city – and that means finding schools for their kids.

Guest: Michael J. Petrilli, Executive Vice President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

Learn more about Petrilli’s book, The Diverse Schools Dilemma: A Parent’s Guide to Socioeconomically Mixed Public Schools.