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Valaida L. Wise, Ed.D, is an educational consultant and adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Wise is an expert in child development and a trained Montessori teacher. She is passionate about sharing her expertise about social justice and equity in Montessori schools.
Research has demonstrated the benefits children gain from attending racially diverse schools. Berends and Penaloza (2010) and Newton (2010), both found that students in diverse schools tended to score higher in math. Benson and Borman (2010), found that literacy scores improved when students attended racially diverse schools. As Montessorians, we know that education cannot be […]