Schools turning to wealth, not race, to integrate schools

Jan. 11, 2007, USA Today

“A small but growing number of school districts are using – or are thinking about using – a child’s socioeconomic status to help determine what school they attend.

“The trend has been fueled by court rulings that limit race-based student assignment and research that suggests all children learn better when they’re in classrooms with more well-to-do peers.” Story.