Desegregation: Key to Making Schools Work?

Despite court decisions like 1954's Brown v. Board of Education, many U.S. schools remain segregated.

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Guests on MSNBC's Up With Chris Hayes debated the advantages of desegregating schools in America. NYU professor Pedro Noguera brought up how schools in some communities are operating under de facto separate and unequal conditions when it comes to evaluating available resources and diverse student populations. The panel also discussed how students of all classes and colors typically thrive in racially mixed classrooms.

Watch Chris Hayes and his guests discuss this topic below:

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