The Gap: Fifty Years After the Brown Ruling
First Aired: May 16, 2004
Dan Lothian reports on the national education gap between black and white students as he visits Shaker Heights High School in Ohio, which is nationally recognized for its academic program. Teachers, students and parents discuss possible reasons for the differences and also offer possible solutions. Included: insights from Cleveland Plain Dealer columnist Sam Fulwood III; and Manhattan Institute's Abigail Thernstrom.
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- Premise: A weekly newsmagazine that features several stories per episode. The series launched in April 2001 with an examination of President George W. Bush's first 100 days in office. (more)