Epic Theatre Ensemble Performance (11/4/19 - Baltimore, MD)

Monday, November 4, 6-7pm MICA Center for Social Design 131 W. North Avenue, Room 171

“Nothing About Us” is a rigorous, passionate and hilarious exploration of educational segregation written and performed by those most affected and least consulted: NYC Public High School students. What does separate but equal mean to us today? Transformation, […]

Hill Briefing: How School Diversity Matters (11/14/19)

Learning Policy Institute Congressional Briefing – “Separate and Unequal: How School Diversity Matters for Educational Opportunity and Attainment”

On November 14, 2019, we will be partnering with the Learning Policy Institute and the Stanford Graduate School of Education and Center for Education Policy Analysis to present the congressional briefing “Separate and Unequal: How School […]

Event 9/19: The Lines Between Us: At School and At Home

***A livestream of the event will be available via PRRAC’s Facebook page.***

We are excited to partner with the Poverty and Race Research Action Council on “The Lines Between Us: At School and At Home” on September 19, 2019.

We will welcome Lawrence Lanahan, author of the new book The Lines Between Us, a […]

State of Integration 2018

The State of Integration 2018 is a compilation of essays by the National Coalition on School Diversity’s staff and members. It begins with an assessment of current threats to school integration. It then chronicles some of the new progress and opportunities we are seeing at state and local levels.


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 […]

Press Release: NCSD Lauds the Introduction of the Strength in Diversity Act


Washington, DC – This week, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11) respectively introduced the Senate and House of Representatives versions of the Strength in Diversity Act. Specifically, the NCSD-endorsed proposed legislation would provide support and funding for voluntary, local efforts to further the socioeconomic and racial integration of […]

Event: Hill Briefing (4/9/19)

How Congress, States, and School Districts Can Take Action on School Diversity April 9, 2019 10:30am – 12:00pm The U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center, SVC Room 201-00 Washington, DC, 20515

Please RSVP to bit.ly/SchoolDiversity

Sixty-five years after Brown v. Board of Education, the research remains clear that integrated schools produce better outcomes for all students, […]

NCSD School Integration Policy Agenda (2019)

In “A School Integration Policy Agenda for 2019 and Beyond,” we outline 10 policy proposals that incentivize integration as the 116th Congress begins its work.

This document builds off of another document, “Crafting a Policy Agenda for 2019 and Beyond,” released in July 2018, which offered a list of strategies for consideration during federal, […]

NCSD Strategic Plan 2018-2020

Over the past year, NCSD been engaged in its first-ever strategic planning process to help us focus on how to uphold policies we helped advance during the last administration and to build on the momentum of the expanding school diversity field, particularly in light of the passage and initial implementation of ESSA and, later, an […]

Press Release: NCSD Decries Secretary DeVos and Attorney General Sessions for Removal of School Integration Guidance


Washington, DC – Today, in another unprovoked attack on local voluntary school integration efforts, Secretary Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions withdrew an important tool meant to help districts better understand what they can and cannot do in their efforts to promote racial diversity in elementary and secondary public schools.