By Ingrid Gould Ellen and Keren Horn (July 2018). Read the report... Appendix A: Table 1. Teacher Experience and Training for schools nearest assisted households, 2016 Appendix B: State-by-state tables Appendix C: Metropolitan area tables … [Read more...] about Housing and Educational Opportunity
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The National Coalition on School Diversity (NCSD) is a network of national civil rights organizations, university-based research centers, and state and local coalitions working to expand support for government policies that promote school diversity and reduce racial and economic isolation in elementary and secondary schools. We also support the work of state and local school diversity practitioners. Our work is informed by an advisory panel of scholars and academic researchers whose work relates to issues of equity, diversity, and desegregation/integration.
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NCSD Research Brief No. 13 (May 2018). 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 society. This brief aims to summarize much of … [Read more...] about Re-Weaving the Social Fabric through Integrated Schools: How Intergroup Contact Prepares Youth to Thrive in a Multiracial Society
A PRRAC-Century Foundation report. By Jeanne L. Reid and Sharon Lynn Kagan, with Michael Hilton and Halley Potter (2015). The field of early childhood education is experiencing unprecedented public investment accompanied by increasing expectations for enhanced child outcomes. To achieve such outcomes, policymakers must consider the socioeconomic and racial/ethnic composition of … [Read more...] about A Better Start: Why Classroom Diversity Matters in Early Education
On April 7, 2018, the Poverty & Race Research Action Council returned to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to premiere "It's Time to Listen," a documentary short. "It's Time to Listen" traces the history of school segregation and resegregation in Hattiesburg, one of our Truth, Reconciliation, and Racial Healing partner locations. Immediately following the film premiere, there was a … [Read more...] about “It’s Time to Listen” PRRAC Documentary Short
View PDF version By Philip Tegeler and Michael Hilton (2017). This paper was originally presented at A Shared Future: Fostering Communities of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality, a national symposium hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies in April 2017. The symposium examined how patterns of residential segregation by income and race in the United States are … [Read more...] about Disrupting the Reciprocal Relationship Between Housing and School Segregation