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Hilton, Michael – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2016
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the latest reauthorization of the country's premier K-12 education law, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Under ESSA state education agencies (SEAs), along with local education agencies (LEAs) and the communities they serve assume significant new responsibilities, ranging from the formulation of…
Descriptors: Racial Integration, School Desegregation, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2016
Some sixty years after the 1954 "Brown" decision declared separate schooling inherently unequal, America's student population is much larger and more demographically diverse. For many decades court mandated desegregation plans were implemented, but today public schools are again largely segregated by race, ethnicity, and family…
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Public Schools, Racial Segregation, Ethnic Groups
McDermott, Kathryn A.; Frankenberg, Erica; DeBray, Elizabeth – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2016
In 2009, Congress allocated $2.5 million for a competitive federal grant program, "Technical Assistance for Student Assignment Plans" (TASAP), that aimed to increase diversity in public schools, but which had only limited success. The Obama Administration's "Stronger Together" 2017 budget proposal (and the accompanying Stronger…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Public Schools, Program Effectiveness
Tegeler, Philip – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2015
This Issue Brief states that, in spite of the obvious "reciprocal relationship" between housing and school policy, government housing and education agencies have rarely collaborated to promote the common goals of racial and economic integration. Recent efforts to promote collaboration among housing and school agencies have focused on…
Descriptors: Federal Government, State Government, Government Role, School Policy
Finnigan, Kara S.; Holme, Jennifer Jellison – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2015
Across the U.S., urban school districts are in a deepening state of crisis. Problems of academic failure, financial debt, and enrollment loss have been reported in many of the nation's largest cities. In local and national policy debates, there are two distinct explanations about the reasons for these crises. One explanation for school failure…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Educational Policy, Equal Education, Suburban Schools
Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2012
Nearly six decades of multi-disciplinary social science evidence points to important academic, social and civic benefits for low income students of color who attend high quality, diverse schools. Research briefs highlighting key studies that document these beneficial outcomes are summarized in prior "Research Briefs" in this series (see…
Descriptors: White Students, Diversity (Institutional), Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity
Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Frankenberg, Erica – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2011
This research brief outlines six major studies of magnet school student outcomes. Magnet schools are programs with special themes or emphases designed to attract families from a variety of different backgrounds. They were originally established to promote voluntary racial integration in urban districts. The studies are located within a much…
Descriptors: Magnet Schools, Outcomes of Education, Racial Integration, Student Diversity
Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2011
Given the common practice of assigning students to neighborhood schools, any serious hope of integrating America's public education system requires the consideration of not only educational policies and practices, but also the demography of neighborhoods and the housing policies that contribute to residential integration or segregation. Most…
Descriptors: Housing, Racial Integration, School Desegregation, Public Schools
Eaton, Susan – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2011
This is the first in a series of three research briefs summarizing findings from the newest and most rigorous research related to racial and socioeconomic diversity in public schools. The studies on which this brief is based were published recently in three special issues of the peer-reviewed journal, "Teachers College Record," edited by…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Public Schools, Student Diversity, Racial Composition
Eaton, Susan – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2011
This is the second in a series of briefs summarizing findings from the newest and most rigorous research related to racial and socioeconomic diversity in public schools. The studies on which this brief is based were published recently in three special issues of the peer-reviewed journal, "Teachers College Record," edited by Professors…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Socioeconomic Influences, Public Schools, Correlation
Eaton, Susan; Chirichigno, Gina – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2011
This is the third in a series of briefs summarizing findings from the newest and most rigorous research related to racial and socioeconomic diversity in public schools. The studies on which this brief is based were published recently in three special issues of the peer-reviewed journal, "Teachers College Record," edited by Professors…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, Public Schools, Social Influences, Academic Achievement
Tegeler, Philip; Mickelson, Roslyn Arlin; Bottia, Martha – National Coalition on School Diversity, 2011
The goals of promoting integration and avoiding racial isolation in K-12 education were recently reaffirmed as compelling government interests. The importance of avoiding racial and economic segregation in schools is important not just for its own sake, but because of the documented benefits to students that flow from more racially integrated,…
Descriptors: Racial Integration, Elementary Secondary Education, Racial Composition, Poverty
National Coalition on School Diversity (NJ1), 2012
This policy brief addresses several key provisions in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act that provide policy support and funding to states and localities seeking to deconcentrate poverty and reduce racial isolation in schools. These "choice" programs which include the Magnet Schools Assistance Program and the Voluntary School…
Descriptors: School Choice, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
National Coalition on School Diversity (NJ1), 2012
The Administration's "Blueprint For Reform," and FY 2011 budget proposal set forth an education agenda that would make the expansion of charter schools a cornerstone of the reauthorized Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Likewise, HR 4330 would promote charter schools as a central catalyst for education reform. Without…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Civil Rights, Educational Change, School Expansion
National Coalition on School Diversity (NJ1), 2012
Today, public schoolchildren are more racially isolated than at any time in the past four decades. And, racially isolated schools are overwhelmingly high-poverty schools: indeed nine out of ten of highly segregated schools serving African-American and Latino students are schools of concentrated poverty. With rare exception, racially isolated,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Equal Education
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