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The Daily Northwestern puts spotlight on presentation from UW-Madison's Diamond

April 16, 2018

UW-Madison's John Diamond recently gave a presentation in Evanston, Illinois, that was featured in The Daily Northwestern. 

John Diamond
Diamond is the Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Education with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.

Diamond and Amanda Lewis, a professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago, presented their research from their book, "Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools." 

Diamond spoke about two dynamics in particular that contribute to inequality in high-achieving schools: opportunity hoarding and organizational routines. Opportunity hoarding is defined as when dominant groups monopolize resources. Organizational routines are repetitive actions that prevent change in classrooms. 

Read the full article: "Authors evaluate racial inequities in schools, address District 65 community members."
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