One is predominantly white, one is predominantly African-American. The education, and outcomes, for students vary wildly. A lawsuit is exposing the reasons why
Two summers ago, Indigo Williams couldn’t have been more thrilled to send her son off for his first day of school.
Her home was zoned into Madison Station elementary school in Madison, Mississippi, an “A” rated school and district where her son JS, then five, quickly dove into Kindergarten with enthusiasm. JS was taking Taekwondo lessons and was served fresh fruits and vegetables in the cafeteria. He had access to tutoring.