For the first time, a majority of public-school students are ethnic minorities—but that doesn’t mean greater diversity in the schools. Minority populations are concentrated in their own neighborhoods and many whites have either moved out or sent their kids elsewhere. Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are sitting in class with a diminishing number of whites. It’s been 60 years since the US Supreme Court ruled that separate could never be equal, but segregation is back. What does that mean for the quality of education?
Also, the number of Syrian refugees passes the three million mark, and the competition heats up for unmanned drones for making deliveries to your doorstep.
Banner Image: 18 children and their teachers from Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan (Washington D.C.) visit the residence of the Ambassador of France to the United States; Credit: French Embassy in the U.S.