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PRRAC in the News (2016-2017)

Recent Blog Posts and Op-Eds

Does the DeVos Education Budget Promote "Choice" or Segregation? (May 24, 2017)

Why Connecticut should think twice about trying to "end Sheff" (CT Mirror, September 2016)

"Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing: A Platform for Public Health Advocates" (American Journal of Public Health, June 2016)

Obama Administration Commits to School Diversity with "Stronger Together" Initiative (Milwaukee Community Journal, February 17, 2016)

Charter Schools, Gentrification, and Weighted Lotteries (October 2015)

Archived Blog Posts

Recent Stories:

'Parents Involved,' A Decade Later (The American Prospect, June 28, 2017)

One big fix for the city schools: more racial integration (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 28, 2017)

Is HUD's Fair Housing Rule Here to Stay? (Next City, May 2, 2017)

The New Champions of School Integration (The Atlantic, April 6, 2017)

Who's Following Ben Carson? (CityLab, April 4, 2017)

Trump's Education Department nixes Obama-era grant program for school diversity (Washington Post, March 29, 2017)

How Betsy DeVos Could End the School-Integration Comeback (Atlantic, March 20, 2017)

Fair Housing Still Has a Chance Under Trump (Slate, March 14, 2017)

Imperfect Choices: With Integrated Schools Out Of Reach, Segregated Options Gain Favor (Hartford Courant, March 14, 2017)

In Hartford, 'Integrated' Schools Remain Highly Segregated (Hartford Courant, March 13, 2017)

Texas sued over housing discrimination law (Houston Chronicle, February 17, 2017)

How Republicans want to roll back Obama's fair housing legacy - and then some (Vox, February 2017)

How Ben Carson at Housing Could Undo a Desegregation Effort (NY Times Upshot, November 23, 2016)

What's at Stake in Trump's Pick to Lead HUD (CityLab, November 2016)

Murphy, Fudge Introduce Stronger Together School Diversity Act of 2016 (U.S. Department of Education, July 12, 2016)

Healing must follow talks on race (The Kansas City Star, June 28, 20)

'Inequity in our region is literally killing our children' (The St. Louis American, June 17, 2016)

Millennials Have Lived Through a Doubling of School Segregation (The Nation, June 2016)

Two Valuable Perspectives on Civil Rights in Hartford (Achieve Hartford, May 26, 2016)

Hartford school chief says budget woes will impact desegregation efforts (CT Mirror, May 20, 2016)

Taking housing, education equity beyond the school doors (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, May 6, 2016)

21 people, moments and ideas that defined Milwaukee (On Milwaukee digital magazine, April 2016)

Why Flint's children can't leave the city that poisoned them (Washington Post, March 4, 2016)

The Section 8 Voucher Trap (New Republic, February 18, 2016)

Tickets Out of Poverty? Housing voucher recipients can move to better neighborhoods only if states and localities break down suburban barriers. (The American Prospect, Winter 2016)

Housing Vouchers and Poverty Concentration in New Orleans (Nonprofit Quarterly, January 28, 2016)

School Desegregation Lawsuit Threatens Charters (American Prospect, January 26, 2016)

Archived Stories 2012-2015
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