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)
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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)
By John B. Diamond and Amanda E. Lewis (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) 1In recent decades, the so-called racial “achievement gap” has been a central focus in U.S. educational policy, practice and research.2 While black/white differences in educational outcomes narrowed substantially since the 1970s and most of the 1980s (at least in part as the … [Read more...] about “Despite the Best Intentions: Making School Integration Work in Integrated Schools” by John B. Diamond & Amanda E. Lewis (November-December 2015 P&R Issue)
By Andrew Grant-Thomas (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) A couple years ago, my daughter, Lola, and I signed up for a weekly evening course called "Watching the Nighttime Sky" at a local college. Lola was 5, a voracious reader, and waaaay into learning about the solar system and the universe. The little girl could name Jupiter's four visible … [Read more...] about “EmbraceRace: An Emerging Community of Support for Raising Kids in the Context of Race” by Andrew Grant-Thomas (November-December 2015 P&R Issue)