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Cato- Diversity in Schools

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Event:
Cato- Diversity in Schools
Start:
January 31, 2013 12:00 pm
End:
January 31, 2013 1:30 pm
Category:
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Organizer:
Cato Institute
Updated:
January 11, 2013
Venue:
Cato Institute HQ
Address:
1000 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, DC, DC, 20001, United States

As our nation comes ever closer to being “majority minority,” Americans will look increasingly to our education system to unite us. A natural impulse will be to force, or at least nudge, children from different ethnic, religious, or other backgrounds together in public schools. But physical proximity does not guarantee affinity or trust, and the question of how to structure education to maximize social cohesion has a complicated — and uncertain — answer. To get at that answer — and mark National School Choice Week — a distinguished panel will debate how great a role the choices of parents and educators must have in order to maximize social harmony.

 

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