A PRRAC Policy Brief (August 2020). Excerpt: "This guidance highlights recommended practices for public housing agencies (PHAs) and project owners participating in the First Component of the Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) to help ensure successful implementation of the “Choice-Mobility” option. Choice mobility rights provide residents with the option to obtain a … [Read more...] about Guidance for Successful Implementation of Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Choice-Mobility (PRRAC, August 2020)
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A NCSD Policy Brief (August 2020). Prepared by Jessica Mugler & Philip Tegeler (PRRAC). Excerpt: "Congress provided $16.2 billion in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act for emergency relief to elementary and secondary schools. The CARES Act gives flexibility to governors and local education agencies (LEAs) to decide how to spend their … [Read more...] about Using CARES Act Flexibility to Address Systemic Educational Inequities & Bring Students Together (NCSD, August 2020)
Link to PDF. July 1, 2020 Our separate and unequal K-12 education system is one of the foundational pillars of structural racism in the United States – school segregation directly reinforces racial and class hierarchy. The COVID crisis has sharply exposed these inequities in our education system, and the ongoing protests against systemic racism in policing have also … [Read more...] about An Anti-Racist Agenda for State and Local Education Agencies (PRRAC, July 2020)
A NCSD & PRRAC Policy Brief (May 2020). Excerpt: "State governments are in the best position to reverse the tide of increasing racial and socioeconomic segregation in our public schools if the political will is present. The federal government, through the Every Student Succeeds Act ("ESSA"), provides significant compensatory funding for lower-income schools in Title … [Read more...] about Model State School Integration Policies (NCSD & PRRAC, May 2020)
NCSD Policy Brief (NCSD, November 2019). Prepared by Philip Tegeler and Lily Milwit, Poverty & Race Research Action Council. Key Points: The current Title I formula under ESSA can disincentivize innovative interdistrict programs that promote racial and economic integration since Title I allocations shrink as districts reduce their overall levels of school poverty. … [Read more...] about Title I Funding and School Integration (NCSD, November 2019)