Can we increase student achievement without addressing high concentrations of poverty? Teacher Cristina Duncan Evans explains why we can't.
All Blog Posts With desegregation Tag or Category
April 15, 2015
February 27, 2015
In Sheff v. O'Neill, which was filed in 1989, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that the state must take action to integrate schools and reduce racial isolation.
February 23, 2015
The three board members, along with a resident, request that the court grant a restraining order and preliminary injunction against the state to reverse the takeover.
February 02, 2015
The proposal comes after the state board of education voted to take over Little Rock's schools.
January 29, 2015
State education officials voted to immediately dissolve the city's elected board but to keep local superintendent on an "interim" basis.
December 08, 2014
With the suburbs around Hartford growing increasingly segregated, school officials are struggling to ensure that more students are attending school in a racially integrated setting.
December 04, 2014
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint saying charter schools in Delaware have become a system of mostly segregated schools, according to the Associated Press.
November 14, 2014
An updated analysis on Tucson's controversial Mexican-American studies program shows that students who participated in the courses were more likely to graduate from high school and pass standardized exams they had previously failed.
August 26, 2014
A group of Arkansas school districts are bound by a desegregation agreement to follow a 1989 state law that has since been declared unconstitutional. What happens next?
August 05, 2014
A federal judge rejects a motion from parents that he toss his earlier order over data sought by the U.S. Department of Justice.