CA to VA, Magnets to Zoning…

CA to VA, Magnets to Zoning…

  From Charlottesville, Virginia to Vista, California, glad to see that school segregation is getting media attention.  And though the  details might be different, the stories are familiar: attendance battle zones, magnet/gifted programs and classroom-level...

If not me, then who?

Honestly, I don’t know what to say about this Yet Another White Family Leaves the City for the Suburbs article. The author, who “believes in justice, integration, anti-racism and the daily battle to dismantle America’s many systems of racial and economic...

Separate Is (Still) Not Equal

A sad note to begin…  Linda Brown, the symbolic center of Brown v. Board of Education 1954 Supreme Court decision died yesterday at the age of 76. Brown’s death came only a few days after the Newsweek coverage of Charlotte NC announcing what we already...
News Round up on MLK day…

News Round up on MLK day…

This week Alvin Chang at Vox published a fascinating infographic article on school segregation and how school districts could mitigate segregation by fiddling with attendance zones. The fun (but no, not really fun at all…) interactive piece invites you to look...