Historian Writes Op-Ed on Diversity in Schools
October 9, 2015 - This month, President Obama chose John B. King, advocate for the racial integration of schools, as the next secretary of education. Historian Jonathan Zimmerman (New York University) weighed in with an op-ed in The Washington Post on the importance of this issue for American education: "Why the next education secretary will be good for diversity in schools."
Zimmerman will be participating on a panel on op-eds at the 2016 annual meeting,"Historians in the Public Sphere: Why and How We Should Write Op-Eds and Engage the Media."