How the State Education Funding System Disadvantages Bensalem and Students of Color

By Vincent Montoya-Armanios Advocates of reparations, affirmative action, and policies that aim to rectify racial inequality more broadly run up against a common (and typically bad-faith) question: legal segregation is over, we have the Civil Rights Act, so what justifies special privileges for the Black community? Pennsylvania’s educational funding scheme is one example of a systemic barrier to Black success—but it’s complicated. Since 1992, Pennsylvania … Continue reading How the State Education Funding System Disadvantages Bensalem and Students of Color