NCSD in the News: Chalkbeat Covers Anti-Busing Riders

As school districts push for integration, decades-old federal rule could thwart them by Patrick Wall November 16, 2017 Chalkbeat

“We shouldn’t have this,” said Philip Tegeler, a member of the National Coalition on School Diversity, which is leading the charge to remove the restriction. He added that the provision stemmed from mandatory desegregation busing […]

NCSD in the News: Chalkbeat Discusses NY SES Pilot

In a growing push to promote school integration, New York announces new round of grants by Christina Veiga and Monica Disare November 14, 2017 Chalkbeat

Mike Hilton, who reviewed grant applications for the initial pilot, said the moves make New York State unique.

“New York State is special in that there is no court […]

NCSD in the News: Washington Post Reports on Cuts to Obama-era Grant Program

Trump’s Education Department nixes Obama-era grant program for school diversity by Emma Brown March 29, 2017 Washington Post

NCSD members Philip Tegeler and Tanya Clay House quoted:

“’This was the secretary’s first opportunity to show her commitment to school diversity, and she failed to come through,’ said Philip Tegeler of the Poverty and Race […]

NCSD in the News: "How Betsy DeVos Could End the School-Integration Comeback" in The Atlantic

How Betsy DeVos Could End the School-Integration Comeback by Patrick Wall March 20, 2017 The Atlantic

“That’s going to be a real test of her commitment to school integration,” said Philip Tegeler, the executive director of the Poverty and Race Research Action Council.

Recently, Tegeler’s group and other members of the […]

Parker, Ross, & Stone: “Big Gains, No Time To Let Down” In CT’s Sheff Case

Opinion: Sheff Case: Big Gains, No Time To Let Down by Dennis Parker, Deuel Ross, and Martha Stone March 16, 2017 Hartford Courant

“Dennis Parker is director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Racial Justice Project. Deuel Ross is an assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Martha Stone is executive director of the […]

NCSD in the News: Ways to Help Ensure Black and Brown Children Are Not Left Behind by the Trump Administration in The Splinter

Trump’s America could leave black and brown children behind, but here are ways to help by Anne Branigin January 13, 2017 The Splinter

NCSD is recognized as one of several outlets and resources for people looking to respond to troubling rhetoric and recent moves by the Trump Administration, including the selection of Betsy DeVos as […]

Ifill: Brown decision's legacy should include white children

Opinion: Brown decision’s legacy should include white children by Sherrilyn Ifill May 17, 2016 CNN

NCSD in the News: NCSD Research Briefs Cited in The Atlantic's "Can Charlotte-Mecklenburg Desegregate Its Schools ... Again?"

Can Charlotte-Mecklenburg Desegregate Its Schools … Again? Rachel Cohen March 18, 2016 The American Prospect

NCSD’s research briefs are cited in this article:

“Proponents of desegregating Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools point to a significant body of research that says diverse schools provide better social and academic education for all children.”

NCSD in the News: “Acting Education Secretary Champions Economic, Racial Integration” in The American Prospect

Acting Education Secretary Champions Economic, Racial Integration January 25, 2016 by Richard Kahlenberg The American Prospect

“Indeed, the National Coalition on School Diversity on January 21 wrote the Education Department to encourage racial and socioeconomic integration under the sweeping new education law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Duncan instead favored plans to bring […]

NCSD in the News: “Obama’s Mixed Record on School Integration” in The American Prospect

Obama’s Mixed Record on School Integration by Rachel Cohen August 30, 2015 The American Prospect

“In 2009, shortly after President Obama took office, a group of educators, policy advocates, and civil rights leaders came together under the banner of the National Coalition on School Diversity (NCSD) to try and push the new administration to take […]