A Difference of Reality

A Difference of Reality

Children from disadvantaged households and violent neighborhoods often do less well in school than peers from more economically comfortable backgrounds. Researchers have documented this repeatedly – in studies of individual children and through comparisons of schools, districts, states, and nations. Savage inequalities describe the striking differences between public schools serving students of color in urban […]

Journalists: The Last American Heroes

Journalists: The Last American Heroes

The purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, communities, societies, and governments. It has an unusual capacity to serve as a watchdog over those whose power and position most affect citizens of this great country. With so much uncertainty, confusion and […]