NCSD in the News: Education Week Covers Passage of Strength in Diversity in House

House Passes Signature Bills on School Integration and Discrimination by Andrew Ujifusa September 15, 2020 (updated September 16, 2020) Education Week

“Groups like AASA, the School Superintendents Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Coalition on School Diversity have backed the bill. This past summer, we spoke to the author of the Senate […]

RAP Members in the News: NBC describes "The American dream while Black"

The American dream while Black: ‘We took our foot off the gas pedal’ by Erin Einhorn and Nigel Chiwaya Aug. 31, 2020 NBC News

“The consequences of that resegregation have been painful, said Rucker Johnson, an economist and public policy professor at the University of California, Berkeley. ‘We must think of racism as an infectious […]

NCSD in the News: Steering Committee Member Matt Gonzales Profiled in Marin Independent Journal

New York advisers aid Marin City school desegregation effort by Keri Brenner December 29, 2019 (updated December 30, 2019) Marin Independent Journal

“Two leaders in educational equity from New York City have joined the advisory group working on a desegregation plan for the Sausalito Marin City School District.

The consultants are Matt Gonzales, director […]

RAP Members in the News: "‘Do You Support Busing?’ Is Not the Best Question" in NYT

‘Do You Support Busing?’ Is Not the Best Question by Emily Badger July 6, 2019 The New York Times

NCSD Research Advisory Panel members Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Erica Frankenberg were quoted in this article, following Kamala Harris and Joe Biden’s exchange about busing on the Democratic debate stage.

“But historically, the defendants in most school […]

Ifill: The Same Myths That Thwarted Busing Are Keeping School Segregation Alive

Opinion: The Same Myths That Thwarted Busing Are Keeping School Segregation Alive by Sherrilyn Ifill July 5, 2019 Slate

NCSD in the News: Politico Covers Anti-Busing Law

Anti-busing law dating from the 1970s eyed for elimination by Nicole Gaudiano June 13, 2019 Politico

“A spending bill last year axed the anti-busing language, and it was ‘huge’ that Congress was able to do so after so many decades, said Philip Tegeler, of the National Coalition on School Diversity. Now, he said it needs […]

NCSD in the News: The Nation Explains Why

Affirmative Action Is Under Attack by Michelle Chen August 31, 2018 The Nation

NCSD’s press release in response to 2018 removal of K-12 school integration guidance by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is cited in this article:

“That affirmative action does not work as it should was actually an issue directly […]

NCSD in the News: Next City Details NCSD's Push to Remove Anti-Integration Riders

Congress Still Won’t Pay For Busing to Desegregate Schools by Rachel Cohen June 4, 2018 The Nation

NCSD’s efforts to remove anti-busing language from federal appropriations bills are the subject of this article, which also cites several NCSD members and references our research briefs:

“Dozens of civil rights groups signed onto letters sent to the […]

NCSD in the News: NCSD Research Briefs Cited in The Atlantic's

An Unusual Idea for Fixing School Segregation Rachel Cohen May 23, 2018 The Atlantic

This article cites NCSD research briefs, which outline the benefits of integration:

“In a nutshell, he argues, this idea would drive integration in three ways: It would create an incentive for middle class and wealthy parents to enroll their students in […]

NCSD Research Brief Cited by Montclair Local News

Report: Montclair’s Schools Reflect Community Diversity by Jaimie Julia Winters May 10, 2018 Montclair Local News

“‘Compared to racially isolated educational settings, racially integrated schools are associated with reduced prejudice among students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds, a diminished likelihood of stereotyping, more friendships across racial lines and higher levels of cultural competence. Each […]