Press Release: NCSD Lauds the Introduction of the Strength in Diversity Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/10/19

Washington, DC – This week, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11) respectively introduced the Senate and House of Representatives versions of the Strength in Diversity Act. Specifically, the NCSD-endorsed proposed legislation would provide support and funding for voluntary, local efforts to further the socioeconomic and racial integration of […]

Press Release: NCSD Decries Secretary DeVos and Attorney General Sessions for Removal of School Integration Guidance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 07/03/18

Washington, DC – Today, in another unprovoked attack on local voluntary school integration efforts, Secretary Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions withdrew an important tool meant to help districts better understand what they can and cannot do in their efforts to promote racial diversity in elementary and secondary public schools.

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Press Release: 40 organizations join NCSD in requesting removal of anti-integration riders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5/31/18

CONTACT Michael Mouton, Communications & Partnerships Manager National Coalition on School Diversity mmouton@prrac.org

Washington, DC – Over 40 organizations that collectively represent millions of educators, advocates, and other education leaders signed on to two letters submitted to Congress today by the National Coalition on School […]

Press Release: How To Cultivate An Inclusive Environment To Help Students Of Color Thrive

How To Cultivate An Inclusive Environment To Help Students Of Color Thrive New research brief outlines best practices to support students of color attending schools with a majority of white children.

SEPTEMBER 6, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2017 Contact: Kimberly Hall National Coalition on School Diversity Khall@PRRAC.org 813-802-8206

Washington, DC – Today the […]

Press Release: DOE Secretary Betsy DeVos pulls funding for Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities grant program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/30/17

CONTACT Kimberly Hall, Communications & Partnerships Manager National Coalition on School Diversity 813-802-8206 khall@PRRAC.org

Washington, DC – The National Coalition on School Diversity (NCSD) and our partners are disappointed by Secretary of the Department of Education (DOE) Betsy DeVos’ decision to eliminate funding for the Opening Doors, Expanding Opportunities (ODEO) grant […]

Press Release: NCSD Urges Policies to Mitigate Racial and SES Segregation in Schools Confirmed by GAO Report

National Coalition on School Diversity Urges Policies to Mitigate Racial and Socioeconomic Segregation in Schools Confirmed by GAO Report by Stanley Augustin (Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights) May 18, 2016 View PDF version here.

Press Release: NCSD applauds Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. for taking steps to address economic and racial isolation in American schools

Washington, DC-The National Coalition on School Diversity (www.school-diversity.org) applauds Acting U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. for taking steps to address economic and racial isolation in American schools. Read the press release here.

Contact: Philip Tegeler Executive Director Poverty & Race Research Action Council 202-360-3906

Press Release: Civil Rights Groups: School Diversity Guidance “Good for Our Young People, for Our Communities and for Our Nation”

The National Coalition on School Diversity The Leadership Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2011

Washington, DC – In response to the joint guidance released today by the United States Department of Education and the United States Department of Justice, civil rights groups released a joint statement below. The guidance provides a roadmap for K-12 […]