Richard Rothstein is a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and senior fellow of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California-Berkeley School of Law. He is the author of Grading Education: Getting Accountability Right, Class and Schools: Using Social, Economic and Educational Reform to Close the Black-White Achievement Gap, The Way We Were? Myths and Realities of America’s Student Achievement and other books.
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