Richard Rothstein

Richard Rothstein is a research associate at the Economic Policy Institute and a visiting professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is the author of Class and Schools, published earlier this year. (December 2004)

Must Schools Fail?

No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning

by Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom

Black American Students in an Affluent Suburb: A Study of Academic Disengagement

by John U. Ogbu, with Astrid Davis

Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life

by Annette Lareau

Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society

by Michael K. Brown and others

There Are No Shortcuts

by Rafe Esquith

Final Test: The Battle for Adequacy in America's Schools

by Peter Schrag

City Schools and the American Dream: Reclaiming the Promise of Public Education

by Pedro A. Noguera

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