Featured Research Collection
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- Decades of Inaction Lead to Worst Segregaton in Pennsylvania Schools in Two Decades
- Using statewide public school enrollment data from 1989 to 2010, a new report examines changes in school enrollment and segregation at the state-level as well across Pennsylvania’s two largest metropolitan areas –Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
- Delaware’s School Resegregation Increasing after Dissolution of its Groundbreaking Metropolitan Desegregation Plan
- "The Courts, the Legislature and Delaware’s Resegregation" summarizes substantial research showing segregated schools’ strong links to multiple forms of unequal educational opportunity and outcomes.
- Northern New England Schools Experience Early Racial Change
- In this report, school segregation in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is analyzed and found to be presently modest and localized, especially compared to other parts of the country, but slow increases in racial diversity signal changes ahead for the region’s schools. The authors urge the states and schools to act now to create policies addressing racial change and integration, before segregation becomes entrenched.
- Education Tool Guides Districts and Schools on Using LCFF to Narrow EL Achievement Gaps
- A new educational guide is available that helps California schools, districts and teachers target the best ways to implement California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), so that it narrows the achievement gaps between the state’s English Learners (ELs) and all other students. The guidance recommends research-based practices that innovate and reshape ways for addressing the educational needs of ELs.
- Two of Three CA School Districts Reduce Out-of-School Suspensions as Discipline Gap Narrows
- Based on the statewide averages for 2011-12 and 2012-13, progress was made in reducing out-of-school suspensions in California schools for every racial/ethnic subgroup. “Disruption/Willful Defiance” suspensions still, however, account for the largest share of the problem.