Student Assignment Plans
Equity & Diversity Schools Are Resegregating. There's a Push for the Supreme Court to Consider That
As the court weighs race-conscious college admissions policies, some say the needs of resegregating K-12 schools ought to be considered, too.
Equity & Diversity A Losing Fight to Keep Schools Desegregated
Few districts have done as much as Wake County, N.C., to keep schools racially and socioeconomically diverse, but’s it’s a battle the school board says it has been losing. Can it reverse the trend?
College & Workforce Readiness Study: Drops in Class Rank Affect Student Outcomes
A Chicago study finds that when students who are "big fish" in their neighborhood schools move to higher-achieving ones, they may pay an academic price.
Law & Courts Opinion Integration: New Concepts for a New Era
School desegregation remains a goal worth pursuing, but by different, more nuanced means than schools used to employ, Leonard Stevens writes.
Equity & Diversity Ky. District 'Keeps Faith' on School Desegregation
Despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down its race-based student-assignment plan, Jefferson County is maintaining diverse schools and improving achievement.
Executive Skills & Strategy Custom Software Helps Cities Manage School Choice
A nonprofit has combined economic principles and technology to help overhaul the school choice and student assignment systems in New York, Boston, Denver, New Orleans, and Washington.
Law & Courts Nashville Student Assignment Case Turned Down by Supreme Court
The high court rejected an appeal from African American parents that a student assignment plan for the district led to resegregation of the school district.
Education Supreme Court Declines to Weigh Nashville Assignment Plan
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from black parents that a student assignment plan for Nashville school district led to unconstitutional resegregation of the schools.
School & District Management Half-Century-Old Ga. Desegregation Case Nears End
A desegregation case near Augusta, Ga., is up for a hearing that may end court-ordered busing in the district.
School & District Management Baton Rouge Struggles to Keep Control of Schools
Efforts to create a new school district and reshuffle students in East Baton Rouge Parish are causing a stir in Louisiana.
Equity & Diversity News in Brief Student Assignments Upheld in Nashville
A federal appeals court has rejected claims from black parents that a student-assignment plan for the Metropolitan Nashville district in Tennessee led to unconstitutional resegregation.
Education Appeals Court Upholds Nashville Student Assignment Plan
A federal appeals court rejected claims from black parents that a student assignment plan for the Nashville district led to unconstitutional resegregation of the schools.
Education Boston's New Pupil-Assignment Plan Keeps Students Closer to Home
Boston's School Committee voted yesterday to approve a new student-assignment plan, which the district says will keep more K-8 students in schools closer to home.
School & District Management Pupil Assignments Get Another Look in Boston
Twenty years after desegregation ended, the mayor wants to change the way students are matched to schools.