Diverse by Design: These Schools Show What Integration Looks Like and Why it Matters for Kids

11/14/17

Source: Education Post

It’s no secret that charter schools are getting some pretty stellar outcomes for students, particularly in urban areas.

Many charter schools are also embracing diversity to ensure all students have a bright future, and to ensure classrooms reflect the increasingly diverse populations of our communities.

Diverse learning environments contribute both to stronger academic outcomes for all students—including reduced achievement gaps—and to greater access, social capital and cohesion, as well as empathy and understanding across lines of difference.

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