Noliwe Rooks

Noliwe Rooks is the director of American studies at Cornell University and was for ten years the associate director of African American studies at Princeton University. She is the author of Cutting School: Privatization, Segregation, and the End of Public Education.

Students work on their laptops in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

Are Cyber Elementary Schools Coming to New York?

While these schools may be cheaper to run, they haven’t demonstrated a record of success.