Richard Rothstein is a Research Associate of the Economic Policy Institute, a Senior Fellow of the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California (Berkeley) School of Law, a Contributing Editor of The American Prospect, and an occasional contributor. His previous work on racial segregation and public education is posted here, and his most recent Prospect print story, "The Making of Ferguson," can be read here. Readers may correspond with him about his writing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sociologist Patrick Sharkey proves a mother’s insecure upbringing harms her child as surely as a neighbor’s broken window.Richard RothsteinJan 07, 2014
What the former chancellor of New York City schools' sleight of hand tells us about education reformRichard RothsteinOct 11, 2012
Without neighborhood integration, Mitt Romney’s school-choice plan won’t close the achievement gap. George Romney knew better.Richard Rothstein AND Mark SantowAug 22, 2012