News Round Up

Cross posted from IntegratedSchools.org We are vacillating between shooting out these news stories when the pop up and potentially clogging inboxes OR sending out round-ups on a more regular basis.  (do share if you have preferences one way or another).  Here is the news through June 29th! Edbuild (a nonprofit “focused on bringing common sense…

News Roundup- Early June: Resegregation trends, public support for integration, and the NYC diversity plan

Cross-posted at Integratedschools.org Lots of major and under-the-radar school (de)segregation news already this month, so this roundup is organized by sub-topics to hopefully make it easier to find what you’re looking for, including as many links as I could find regarding the NYC school integration diversity plan. School Resegregation: Alabama – This blog post from…

Recent News Round Up (a busy time in school integration/segregation news!)

Cross-posted from IntegratedSchools.org May 17th was the 62nd anniversary Brown v. Board of Education which begat more than a few retrospectives…  and all of them ended with either the disheartening pronouncement that our schools are increasingly segregated now (like this or this or this) or with fears that Devos’s new choice regime will intensify the segregation (like this).  (Last year, to “commemorate” the 61st  anniversary,…

The power of political discourse in “Making the Unequal Metropolis”

Ansley T. Erickson’s “Making the Unequal Metropolis” traces racial inequity in Nashville schools before, during and after court ordered desegregation. It’s a remarkably thorough and well-researched account of over 50 years of policy history. There are several great reviews/interviews/videos out there already (see links below), so I thought I’d try to take my comments in…