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.
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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.
April 11, 2016
A Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights poll finds some parents believe public schools are doing a poor job overall addressing those concerns.
December 30, 2015
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November 20, 2015
A New York City pilot program to promote diversity will allow seven elementary schools to set aside seats for low-income students, English-language learners, or students in the child welfare system.