Student Assignment Plans
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.
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.
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.
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.
Education Court Orders Further Review of N.C. District's Assignment Plan
A federal appeals court has ordered a lower court to give greater scrutiny to a North Carolina school district's student-assignment plan, suggesting that the district's move away from racial diversity goals is inconsistent with a long-running court-supervised desegregation plan.