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.

California’s new SchoolFinder App

As NYC is trying to come up with a city integration plan, California has developed a segregation app! Way to go, left coast!   Now, as you’re looking to enroll your kids in school in CA, you can use this handy phone/tablet app cleverly named CA Schools to do...
The FAILING SCHOOLS Narrative

The FAILING SCHOOLS Narrative

  David Berliner, former dean of the school of education at Arizona State University and a past president of the American Educational Research Association writes here about a topic that plagues integration efforts: the FAILING SCHOOLS Narrative.    ...
ACADEMICALLY Integrated Classrooms

ACADEMICALLY Integrated Classrooms

YES!  I don’t envy the storm that these moms are going to be facing, but this is ON POINT. “As with integrating students of different races and economic backgrounds, mixing students with different academic abilities can benefit all…....