Questions on the reading
The Choice is Ours: Expanding Educational Opportunity for all Twin Cities Children-Part Four: Solutions
1. After reading this solutions section and from the last class discussion, do you feel integrated schools are critical, recommended, or unnecessary for legal action to take place?
2. With the Choice is Yours program having a high recommendation from parents, how do you feel an education program should be evaluated- academically is easily measured but what about socially when the study mentioned CIY students faced â€śsome racism and hostility from teachers and studentsâ€? (41)?
3. Suburban schools receive more money through CIY from â€ścompensatory revenueâ€?, do you think this is fair?
4. Why is there so much attention to charter schools in this article on public schools?
5. Which of the three programs do you think has the best potential for integrating schools: LIHTC, or the two section 8 housing programs?
6. Do you think the numbers to racially balance the schools can or cannot be achieved?
7. Which of the seven recommendations for extending the CIY program do you think is most crucial? Which will be the hardest to achieve?
8. What other issues does this relate to, such as affirmative action or economically based admission standards for colleges, etcâ€¦?