Does existing racial segregation across large residential areas structure the racial composition of school attendance zones such that compact attendance zones will be more racially homogeneous than irregularly shaped attendance zones?
School Segregation, Education Attainment and Crime. Evidence for the End of Busing in Charlotte-Mecklenburg
What was the impact of the end of court ordered desegregation in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on students’ achievement test scores, criminal activity, and educational attainment? Unitary status and the end of busing in 2002 created conditions for a natural experiment that the study exploits.
1) What was the trajectory of integration in Baltimore schools? 2) What structures and ideologies fueled rampant school resegregation?
New Evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The Complex Effects of School Racial Composition on Achievement
Examines how school racial composition affects scholastic achievement and, thus, the black-white achievement gap.
School Segregation in Metropolitan Regions, 1970-2000: The Impacts of Policy Choices on Public Education
Evaluate how court orders and federal intervention affected segregation within school districts in the post-Brown period.
Evaluating the Role of Brown vs. Board of Education in School Equalization, Desegregation and the Income of African Americans
Discuss a framework for evaluating the effect of Brown on the welfare of African Americans in the labor market.
Brown Over "Other White": Mexican Americans' Legal Arguments and Litigation Strategy in School Desegregation Lawsuits
Why and with what results did Mexican American lawyers use arguments and strategies that did not draw on the constitutional substance of Brown?
Describes the transformation of desegregation policy in San Jose, California where Latino students constituted the plaintiff class.
Raise the perspective that Brown resulted in at least one great negative unintended consequence for American public schools.
Examines the resistance to school desegregation and inclusion of students with disabilities in public education.
When Opting Out is not a Choice: Implications for NCLB's Transfer Option from Charlotte, North Carolina
Examines the implementation and early outcomes of No Child Left Behind’s voluntary transfer option for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School after end of court-mandated desegregation.
The Mexican American Struggle for Equal Educational Opportunity in Mendez v. Westminster: Helping Pave the Way for Brown v. Board of Education
To remember the importance of the Mendez case in the broader struggle for equal educational opportunity in the U.S..
The Goals of a Voluntary Integration Program and the Problems of Access: A Closer Look at a Magnet School Application Brochure
Analysis of the district’s magnet school choice brochure and application and show that these key texts provide insights about Brown.
An assessment of how Brown v. Board of Education’s most visible effect – the contact between students of different racial groups – has changed over the past 50 years.
Revisiting and examining Brown’s historical significance and its education policy legacy.
Examines the benefits and tradeoffs for African American professional educators and students that resulted from Brown.
Difficult from the Start: Implementing the Brown Decision in the Kansas City, Missouri Public Schools
History of school desegregation in Kansas City, Missouri.
Reviews the history of the racial desegregation of America’s public schools.
Unintended Consequences? The Impact of the Brown v. Board of Education Decision on the Employment Status of Black Educators
Impact of Brown on black educators.
Historical overview of policies and judicial decisions concerning school segregation in the US, focusing on segregation of Hispanic/Latino students.
Overview of the role of social science in school desegregation
History of Brown v. Board of Education
Examines the antecedents of academic tracking and ability grouping in America and reviews the justification for these concepts in public schools.