Amanda Lewis and John Diamond evaluate racial inequities in schools, address District 65 community members

by Caleb Butler | Mar 13, 2018

Amanda Lewis and John Diamond discussed the causes of persistent racial inequality in school districts like Evanston/Skokie School District 65 in front of an audience of parents and community members last week. The discussion included findings from their recent study of racial dynamics in a Chicago area high school, presented in Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools. You can read more about the event here.

Amanda Lewis is professor of sociology and African American Studies & director of Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy. John Diamond is Hoefs Bascom Professor of Education at University of Wisconsin-Madison.