Science Goddess at What It’s Like on the Inside is hosting this week’s Carnival of Education, which has a potluck theme.

Social segregation worries Mr. Lawrence. At his school, white students eat in one cafeteria, minority students in the other. One of his commenters teaches at a school where teachers only eat with their own kind.

I lived in a Stanford dorm that was one third black: One cafeteria was white, Hispanic and Asian-American; the other was mixed but blacks and non-blacks sat at different tables. I tried integrating a black table once, and only once. The girls simply treated me as though I were invisible and inaudible.

Sprittibee hosts this week’s Carnival of Homeschooling.

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  1. As long as differences have value they’ll be defended. Remove the value and the defense of meaningless differences dissipates, much to the chagrin of those who extract personal value from those differences. Hence, the substitution of affirmative action for Jim Crow.