Many of our life opportunities are determined by where we attend school, with profound racial and economic inequality inscribed between districts. Attempts to remedy these differences have repeatedly failed in court, despite clear legal mandates. In The Fight for Local Control, Campbell Scribner explains why educational inequality persists, outlining a dilemma between social justice and democratic participation.
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