- Federal Movement on School Diversity: A Quick Recap (August 2016)
- Congressional briefing on school integration: Thursday, May 19th at 2:00 at the Cannon House Office Building. With Congresswoman Rosa Delauro (CT), Congressman Mark Takano (CA), NAACP Legal Defense Fund President Sherilynn Ifill, UDC Professor John Brittain, University of Texas Professor Jen Holme and more! See the event lineup here.
- NCSD’s newest research brief, Regional Educational Equity Policies: Learning from Inter-district Integration Programs, was mentioned in a recent blog post by Jenna Tomasello, a Program Associate at the American Youth Policy Forum (“When Right Decisions Are Tough Decisions: A Case for More School Choice”).
- Stories mentioning NCSD’s 2015 conference: Why the Administration Needs a Bolder Plan on School Integration (Rachel Cohen, The American Prospect, 09/23/15); Looking In Theatre Performs at National Diversity Conference (Hartford Courant, 09/30/15); Rockwood Students Help Foster Change in Washington D.C. and St. Louis (Rockwood School District, 10/01/15); Former N.Y. ed chief John King will replace Arne Duncan as U.S. education secretary (Philissa Cramer et. al, Chalkbeat NY, 10/02/15); Will John King’s last effort to desegregate New York’s schools work? (Patrick Wall, Chalkbeat NY, 10/07/15); Challenges to John King’s Integration Pilot (Rachel Cohen, The American Prospect, 10/07/15); Will the Obama administration now focus on desegregating schools? (Emma Brown, Washington Post, 10/11/15); PSC in D.C.: Our Diversity Efforts Take National Stage! (Park Slope Collegiate, 10/14/15); Latino School Segregation: The Big Education Problem That No One Is Talking About (Rebecca Klein, Huffington Post, 10/26/2015)
- Teaching Tolerance has released Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot, a FREE classroom documentary that explores the Selma-to-Montgomery legacy through the activism of students and teachers. The accompanying viewer’s guide encourages students in grades 6-12 to think about voting issues today and to consider what they would march for. Teaching Tolerance has also launched an interactive campaign using the hashtag #imarchfor. (February 2015)
NCSD Webinar on December 15: Join us for our first webinar on December 15 from 12-1pm EST. In “Tools for Teachers: Strategies for Addressing Racial Dynamics in the Classroom,” Rachel Godsil (Seton Hall University School of Law) and Linda Tropp (UMass Amherst) will share findings on implicit bias, racial anxiety, and stereotype threat in education, which are published in a recent report from the Perception Institute. Please share your ideas for future NCSD webinars when you register!
- The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights releases new federal guidance on disparities in access to educational resources (October 2014)
- Three recent studies highlight the potential of America’s older suburbs to achieve King’s dream of integration (November 2012)
- Does School Diversity Appear in the Party Platforms? (September 2012)