A battle over local control in a city that was the face of integration shows the extent of the new segregation problem in the U.S.
Public schools’ dependence on local property taxes means some districts get isolated from the financial resources in their communities.
The candidate has struggled to attract black voters, but now he has a robust plan to signal his commitment to helping them.
Residents of the majority-white southeast corner of Baton Rouge want to make their own city, complete with its own schools, breaking away from the majority-black parts of town.
And there’s no factor that can explain it other than racism.
The financial constraints of major student loans make it harder for hundreds of thousands of Americans to buy their first homes. But so does a small technicality—one that the Federal Housing Administration could fix.
The former education secretary thinks parents need to take radical action on gun laws.