Even in “liberal” New York City, the debate around school integration continues to escalate and bubble over as the racist dog whistle becomes a booming bullhorn.
The most controversial reforms involve school integration, which have engendered controversy and backlash from conservatives and self-described liberals alike.
These school integration debates have raged on, perhaps most fervently, concerning efforts to reform admissions standards at New York City’s specialized high schools.
In addition to opposing school integration, Maron and her ilk unsurprisingly oppose culturally responsive education and implicit bias training for educators.
***Rigodis Appling, Diana Nevins, Olayemi Olurin, and Jason Wu are public defenders in New York City.