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Orfield, Gary; And Others – 1989
This report examines national, state, and metropolitan trends in the desegregation of U.S. public schools, based on federal enrollment statistics. The data indicate that the White majority is declining, and that Hispanic, Asian, American Indian enrollments are growing rapidly. There has been no overall change in Black segregation on a national…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students, De Facto Segregation
Orfield, Gary; Ee, Jongyeon; Frankenberg, Erica; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2016
As the anniversary of "Brown v. Board of Education" decision arrives again without any major initiatives to mitigate spreading and deepening segregation in the nation's schools, the Civil Rights Project adds to a growing national discussion with a research brief drawn from a much broader study of school segregation to be published in…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, School Desegregation, Civil Rights, Public Schools
Wagner, Chandi – Center for Public Education, 2017
In 1954, "Brown v. Board of Education" struck down state laws that required schools to be segregated by race, which then existed in 17 southern states. Yet in 2016, many schools across the country are still segregated along largely racial and socioeconomic lines. There are many reasons schools aren't better integrated. School district…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Racial Discrimination, Poverty, Academic Achievement
Niemeyer, Arielle – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2014
Delaware's history with school desegregation is complicated and contradictory. The state both advanced and impeded the goals of "Brown v. Board of Education." After implementing desegregation plans that were ineffective by design, Delaware was ultimately placed under the first metropolitan, multi-district desegregation court order in the…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, School Resegregation, State Legislation, Desegregation Litigation
Ayscue, Jennifer B.; Greenberg, Alyssa – Civil Rights Project - Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2013
Though once a leader in school integration, Massachusetts has regressed over the last two decades as its students of color have experienced intensifying school segregation. This report investigates trends in school segregation in Massachusetts by examining concentration, exposure, and evenness measures by both race and class. First, the report…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Minority Group Students, Racial Composition, Social Class
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Kucsera, John V.; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Orfield, Gary – Urban Education, 2015
Southern California is facing a demographic transformation that will become characteristic of the nation as a whole in coming decades. In this research, we present a historical review of the region's attempt to address school inequity, recent enrollment and segregation trends, and an investigation of whether segregation still matters. Our results…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Segregation, Socioeconomic Status, English Language Learners
Orfield, Gary; Lee, Chungmei – Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, 2006
This report is about the changing patterns of segregation in American public schools through the 2003-2004 school year. It begins by examining the transformation of racial composition in the nation's schools, the dynamic patterns of segregation and desegregation of all racial groups in regions, states, and districts by using data from 1968 until…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Public Schools, School Demography, African American Students