New rules on public housing demolition: HUD has issued a proposed rule tightening up the standards for public housing agencies that seek to demolish, sell, or change the use of public housing. We were pleased with the rule's strong emphasis on civil rights review of any proposals, and requirements for housing mobility counseling in agency relocation plans. But we also … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (December 18, 2014): Public housing demolition, NYC schools
Is racial integration essential to achieving quality education for low-income minority students? No. Let me describe the experience of one Denver high school to explain why. Manual High School, which has been racially "integrated" for the past 25 years, is located on the outskirts of downtown Denver in a neighborhood that is 95% Hispanic and African American. Historically, … [Read more...] about Is Racial Integration Essential to Achieving Quality Education for Low-Income Minority Students, In The Short Term? In the Long Term?