Updated November 12, 2019. By Philip Tegeler, Abi Hollinger, and Lily Milwit The first set of Democratic presidential debates in June brought to the spotlight issues of school diversity and equity, as Senator Kamala Harris asserted the importance of school integration, based on her own experience growing up in Berkeley, California, and criticized Vice President … [Read more...] about The 2020 Democratic Candidates’ Positions on School Diversity & Related Educational Equity Issues (Philip Tegeler, Abi Hollinger, & Lily Milwit, November 2019)
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NCSD et al Publication (NCSD et al, June 2019). Excerpt: "The report that follows is a compilation of essays by the National Coalition on School Diversity’s staff and members. It begins with an assessment of current threats to school integration. It then chronicles some of the new progress and opportunities we are seeing at state and local levels. We hope The State of … [Read more...] about State of Integration 2018 (NCSD et al, June 2019)
A PRRAC Report (November 2018). By Philip Tegeler and Micah Herskind. Excerpt: "School and neighborhood segregation are recognized as pernicious and persistent problems across the United States, originally developed through intentional government policies, and perpetuated today by both public policy and private markets that have adapted to segregated systems of housing, … [Read more...] about Coordination of Community Systems and Institutions to Promote Housing and School Integration (Philip Tegeler and Micah Herskind, November 2018)
NCSD Research Brief No. 13 (May 2018). By Linda Tropp and Suchi Saxena. Synopsis: Schools remain one of the few social institutions that have the potential to bring youth together across racial and ethnic lines. New social science research demonstrates the importance of fostering sustained interracial contact between youth in order to prepare them to thrive in a multiracial … [Read more...] about Re-Weaving the Social Fabric through Integrated Schools: How Intergroup Contact Prepares Youth to Thrive in a Multiracial Society (NCSD, May 2018)
A NCSD & PRRAC Issue Brief (January 2017). Excerpt: "As the second term of the Obama Administration draws to a close, the National Coalition on School Diversity has updated this review of federal support for school integration during the tenures of Secretaries Arne Duncan and John King. While much remains to be done, the Obama Administration has made concrete progress on … [Read more...] about Issue Brief No. 8: Federal Support for School Integration: An Obama Administration Review (NCSD & PRRAC, January 2017)