The Problem with “Great Schools”

by Ali McKay If you have young kids or use Redfin, you’ve probably seen the school ratings from GreatSchools. Our school is rated a “4”. That’s out of 10. When I was in school, forty percent is not a grade that I or my parents would have been happy with. In fact,...

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…....