A Response to: Warren’s Education Plan Promises Billions for Low-Income Schools and Desegregation

Elizabeth Warren’s education plan contains several commendable elements: increased funding for Title I schools, a focus on enforcing anti-discrimination legislation, and a commitment to school integration which she states, “helps create a society built on mutual respect and understanding.”   We know. We see it in our members everyday.  And yet [...]

Washington Examiner: Charter schools point to new ways of racially integrating public schools

By Bruno V. Manno The racial integration or segregation of K-12 schools is again a debate topic in education circles. Today’s controversy has a new twist: casting charter schools (independently operated public schools of choice) as the main antagonist to integration, claiming they resegregate public schools. This accusation obscures how three [...]

DCSC Blog Post: Desegregation Plan: Eliminate All Gifted Programs in New York

The SDAG’s Report  focuses on screens and test-in programs rightly highlights that these programs “segregate students by race, class, abilities and language and perpetuate stereotypes about student potential and achievement.” As a SDAG member I support the recommendations to eliminate exclusionary screens while creating new programs such as [...]

August 2019 Update

Monthly Digest with Coalition Updates, Must-Read News, and Upcoming Events Dear Coalition members, friends, and partners, Welcome back from the summer — and what a rollercoaster of a summer it’s been: continued racial turmoil in national headlines, increasing threats on school safety for students, and the precariousness of a sustainable [...]

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