Gary Orfield

Gary Orfield is a professor of education and social policy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Kennedy School of Government, and co-director of the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University. He co-edited Religion, Race and Justice in a Changing America (Century Foundation) and Chilling Admissions: The Affirmative Action Crisis and the Search for Alternatives (HEPG), and is currently co-editing a book on high-stakes testing. He is the co-author, with Susan E. Eaton, of Dismantling Desegregation (New Press).

Back to Segregation Back to Segregation

Sit in classrooms, eat in lunchrooms, romp on playgrounds and wander the hallways in randomly selected public schools in America: It's right here, in the nation's increasingly ...

Feb 13, 2003 / Editorial / Gary Orfield and Susan Eaton

Testing, Testing Testing, Testing

With education among the electorate's top priorities, the phrase "higher standards" has become ubiquitous in political campaigns across the country.

May 18, 2000 / Feature / Gary Orfield and Johanna Wald