A Pew Research Center survey found that more than two-thirds of black respondents valued diverse schools over neighborhood schools, almost the exact opposite of white respondents answering the same question.
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June 19, 2018
A School in the Former Capital of the Confederacy Is Renamed for Barack Obama, the Nation's First Black President
Like many of the schools named for the Obamas, most of the students at Stuart Elementary are black. At Obama-named schools across the nation, more than 90 percent of students who attend the namesake schools are black and Latino. Fewer than 4 percent are white.
October 02, 2017
Commission members haven't heard from the White House since the Trump administration took office in January. The panels have helped shape policy for both Democratic and Republican presidents.
August 09, 2017
Lawyers representing the black families opposed to the split, argued that the decision could lead to resegregation of a district with a history of intentionally separating white and black students.
February 27, 2017
A WorldNetDaily.com story claims that the Dekalb County, Ga., schools chief R. Stephen Green fired three school employees for supporting President Donald Trump. Green denies the assertion.
August 23, 2016
A new report from EdBuild, a non-profit organization that focuses on school funding issues, looks at student-poverty rates between adjacent school districts.
June 29, 2016
Michael Contompasis, a 1957 graduate of Boston Latin School, served as headmaster of the school from 1976 to 1998 and later as district superintendent from 2005 to 2007.
May 25, 2016
Widespread concern that Confederate symbols foster racism has led to changes in school districts around the country. In Fort Smith, Ark., some residents are pushing back.
May 17, 2016
A federal judge has ordered the 3,600-student Cleveland, Miss., school district to merge its racially isolated middle and high schools.
April 19, 2016
Since his appointment last fall, John B. King Jr. has championed diversity as a route to produce better outcomes for all students, arguing that it can help address big gaps in resource equity.