FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC – Today’s Supreme Court decision is disappointing and will have far-reaching implications, in education and beyond. By effectively preventing colleges and universities from considering race as a factor in admissions, the Supreme Court has all but ensured that America’s campuses will not look like the nation at large. Institutions of […]
Research shows that classrooms with students from a wide variety of backgrounds improve achievement, create access to valuable resources, and are better learning environments. Magnet schools were created in the wake of Brown v. Board, with the foundational belief that American students – and American democracy – are better off when our classrooms comprise a wide range of differences and perspectives.
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.