Cross-Movement Convo: School Discipline + (De)segregation (10/20/2021)

On 10/20 from 1-2:30pm ET, we’ll be hosting Kristin Henning, Matt Kautz, and Jason Nance for a cross-movement conversation about school discipline and (de)segregation, moderated by Olatunde C. Johnson.

You can register to attend on Eventbrite.

Kristin Henning is the Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at […]

New NCSD Report

Just in time for the anniversary of Brown, our new brief, Which Districts Might Benefit from the Strength in Diversity Act: A Look into the Most Diverse, But Segregated, Large School Districts in the United States, provides an analysis of fourth-grade student data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) to demonstrate the need […]

The #50State Conversation is HERE!

Our 50 State Conversation about segregation and educational inequality is here! Join us on May 17 (the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education) at 8pm ET. Hosted by NCSD, in collaboration with Epic Theatre Ensemble and Dodd Human Rights Impact (UCONN). If you haven’t had a chance to see Nothing About Us, we’ll […]

Press Release: Education and Civil Rights Groups Urge Congress to Use the Federal Budget to Increase Access to Integrated and Inclusive Schools

Public Schools are Resegregating at Alarming Rates, Leaving Behind the Tremendous Benefits That Come with Diversity

April 26, 2021

Congress must use the fiscal year 2022 budget to support communities in their efforts to develop and implement strategies that promote racial and socioeconomic integration in their public schools, and direct the Department of […]

“Nothing About Us” – April 17th Screening

Our next screening of Epic Theatre Ensemble’s virtual play, Nothing About Us, will take place on April 17, 2021 at 3pm ET.

Learn more and register here. You can also contact Jim Wallert at jim@epictheatreensemble.org. Our monthly screenings lead up to our 50 State Conversation about segregation and educational inequality on May 17 (the anniversary […]

50 State Conversation on May 17, 2021

On May 17, the anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, take part in a conversation about segregation with participants from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, DC. Hosted by NCSD, in collaboration with Epic Theatre Ensemble and Dodd Human Rights Impact (UCONN).

Our dialogue will center around Epic Theatre Ensemble’s film NOTHING ABOUT […]

School Integration Priorities for a Biden/Harris Admin

We asked NCSD members to weigh in on school integration priorities for the Biden/Harris administration.

Building on our First 100 Days agenda, here’s our more complete School Integration Priorities for a Biden/Harris Administration.

10 Ways the Biden/Harris Administration Can Prioritize School Integration in its First 100 Days

We asked NCSD members to weigh in on school integration priorities for the Biden/Harris administration.

Here’s what we came up with for the first 100 days:

10 Ways the Biden/Harris Administration Can Prioritize School Integration in its First 100 Days

We’ll be sharing more ideas soon…stay tuned!

Virtual Performance of "Nothing About Us" (11/9/2020)

Our next installment of #NCSD2020 will be a virtual performance of “Nothing About Us,” an original play about segregation by NY-based EPIC Theatre Ensemble. Co-hosted by: Integrated Schools, Public School Forum of North Carolina, and Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity, Inc. (METCO).

Find out more about this event (and register) at http://nothingaboutus.eventbrite.com. Happening November 9th […]

NCSD Co-sponsoring Hill Briefing with LPI (10/22/20)

Learning Policy Institute Congressional Briefing (Virtual) – “State and Federal Opportunities to Support More Diverse and Inclusive School Systems”

On October 22, 2020, we will be partnering with the Learning Policy Institute to present the congressional briefing “State and Federal Opportunities to Support More Diverse and Inclusive School Systems.” The nation’s work towards greater […]