School Integration Policy and Trends

Southern Slippage: Growing School Segregation in the Most Desegregated Region of the Country

UCLA Civil Rights Project

Amid historic shifts in Southern enrollment patterns, the black-white paradigm that long defined the South has shifted to a multiracial one comprised of three large racial/ethnic groups. In this report, the authors find that the gains made during the desegregation era are slipping away at a steady pace and that African American and Latino students in the South are more likely to attend schools that are both racially and socioeconomically isolated.

E Pluribus…Separation: Deepening Double Segregation for More Students,

UCLA Civil Rights Project

In this report, the authors summarize the most rigorous research to date showing that segregated schools are systematically linked to unequal educational opportunities. Using data from the National Center on Education Statistics, they explore how enrollment shifts and segregation trends are playing out nationally, as well as in regions, states and metropolitan areas.

Integrating Suburban Schools: How to Benefit from Growing Diversity and Avoid Segregation

UCLA Civil Rights Project

This manual was written to help guide education stakeholders—including parents, students, school board members, community activists, administrators, policymakers and attorneys—in their efforts to promote racial diversity and avoid racial isolation in suburban school systems.

Learn how to become a Nationally Certified Magnet School

Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.

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