August 23, 2019

Professor Michelle Adams' review, titled "The Integration Success Stories," analyzes Rucker C. Johnson's new book "Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works."

"If we already had data as long ago as the 1960s to support the benefits of integration, what does Johnson add that’s new?" Adams writes.

"Segregation allowed whites to hoard economic, social, and educational resources," Adams adds. "Desegregation had exactly the opposite effect. School districts under court order almost immediately experienced a reduction in black-white segregation, an increase in per-pupil spending and a reduction in class sizes for black children."

Read the full review on The New Republic.