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 [...]

RIDES Institute Application OPEN!

The RIDES Institute is a program of Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The purpose of the RIDES Institute is for schools to improve their ability to achieve a vision around diversity, equity, and integration through an institute where teams engage in collaborative work, make strategic, evidence-based decisions, [...]

July 2019 Update

Monthly Digest with Coalition Updates, Must-Read News, and Upcoming Events Dear Coalition members, friends, and partners, What times we live in. The Diverse Charter Schools Coalition was founded to represent a community of schools that believe all children should be provided with an equitable education. We look for member schools who open [...]

The 74 OpEd – Park: Charter Schools Can Be an Important New Tool for Fostering Integration. Our New Coalition Is Working to Make That Happen

By Sonia Park It’s been almost 50 years since Kamala Harris stepped onto a school bus and out of her racially redlined neighborhood amid the desegregation of the Berkeley, California, schools. Five decades later, the question of who goes to school where remains pivotal to kids’ and families’ lives and to the communities we build in […]

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