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...

The Problem with “Great Schools”

Real estate segregation and school segregation have obviously been linked for a long time. This was no accident when it started – government policies, redlining, restrictive housing covenants, and more, created a lasting phenomenon. But now, we have an app, we have a rating and we have our GoHere! Drops and StayAway! Circles that do the job even more efficiently than ever, even if the overt racial animus that originally caused segregation has lessened.

We don’t ask for much…

As we approach the 64th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling that “separate is not equal,” we know that segregation keeps on keeping on. To honor the anniversary, Integrated Schools is partnering with IntegrateNYC in a month...

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...