News Roundup- Late July: Local Stories, Housing Policy and School Choice

This was an exhausting week in non-school segregation news, so this roundup is offered in the interest of keeping tabs on local developments and new research that has come out in the background of all the health care insanity this month. There were a few interesting articles from my hometown of Boston, so I’ll start there…

News Roundup- Early July: Integration resources, new research and local stories

Cross-posted at Integratedschools.org This roundup starts with new articles and resources for school integration. Then, local stories include everything from the Alabama achievement gap to a sort of present day McCarthyism. Hope you find something useful/interesting. Strategies for School Integration: UCLA magnet school manual – Earlier this month, the fantastic UCLA Civil Rights Project released…

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,…

News Roundup 3.13.17-3.31.17: Vouchers & segregation, Bridging the Divide, school choice advocates & Nikole Hannah-Jones

There’s been a lot of (de)segregation news/media coverage in the last few weeks. This post briefly summarizes and links to the best stories I could find. A few of these – especially the Century Foundation report and the Baltimore Sun series – will be topics for discussion in subsequent posts. Close readers of the blog…