Brown at 60: Perspectives

In five essays and a series of charts on enrollment and race in public schools today, Education Week Commentary explores the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, including how questions concerning race continue to play out in K-12 education. In Education Week's roundtable OpEducation blog, four researchers respond to data and offer their impressions on race and diversity in public schools today.


I, Too, Am America: Making All Students Feel Like They Belong

Graduate student Pierce Gordon writes about words and actions that make some minority students feel unwelcome in school programs and on higher education campuses. (May 13, 2014)


K-12 Education: Still Separate, Still Unequal Title

Sixty years after the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, racial disparities in schools should be a call to action, writes Leticia Smith-Evans. (May 13, 2014)


Hispanics Are Forgotten in Civil Rights History

High school senior Nicholas Dauphine writes that U.S. history has all but erased the struggles of Hispanics against racism.(May 13, 2014)


Why Integration Matters in Schools

Integration has a positive effect on almost every aspect of education that matters, and segregation the inverse, writes Derek Black.(May 13, 2014)

Blog Roundtable

Six Decades After Brown v. Board

The OpEducation Blog asked four leading education thinkers to respond to data on the state of schools 60 years after the Brown decision. Find out how Patricia Gándara, Kevin Kumashiro, Kent McGuire, Heather Schwartz responded.(May 14, 2014)

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