New name and logo!

This is a short post to announce that the School Desegregation Notebook is now the School Diversity Notebook. Because “school diversity” is a broader term that encompasses many different aspects of what is happening (and not happening) in school policy, I felt like it was a better fit. With the new name, I’ve created this…

Sources and Topics

Of course, there’s a lot to explore about an issue that has such a long and contentious history. My very short, preliminary list of sources and topics includes – Books like “All Deliberate Speed” (Charles Ogletree) and “Justice, Justice” (Daniel Perlstein); Reporting on: the recent desegregation order for Cleveland, MS public schools and on any…

Introduction Part 2: Personal Background

Race has regularly been a part my research/work, but I have never focused squarely on school integration. At times, the blog may reflect growing pains in my knowledge development about school segregation and/or my exploration of personal privilege. I am an education policy researcher, which requires me to visit schools at the K-12 and higher…