Education Policy in the News: Florida Considers Change to School Districts

February 23, 2016

Draft legislation introduced in the Florida State Legislature late last year would amend the state constitution to end the requirement that all counties have independent school...
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New Acting Secretary of Education, John B. King, Announces Plan to Promote Racial and Economic Integration in U.S. Public Schools

February 18, 2016

In an important development for federal U.S. education policy, newly appointed Acting Secretary of Education, John B. King, recently announced the U.S. Department of Education...

The Institute for Social Progress Joins the National Coalition on School Diversity

February 10, 2016

Wayne County Community College District’s Institute for Social Progress (ISP) is pleased to announce it has been accepted as a full member of the National Coalition on...

Institute for Social Progress Signs Amicus Brief for Supreme Court Hearing on the Fair Housing Act

February 8, 2016

The Institute for Social Progress, in coordination with the prestigious Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society (U.C. Berkeley), was invited as an amicus signatory to...
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Newly-released Institute for Social Progress Book Hailed as ‘Must Read’ in 2016

February 5, 2016

Reclaiming Integration and the Language of Race in the “Post-Racial” Era, by Wayne County Community College District Chancellor Curtis L. Ivery and Director of the Institute...
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WCCCD Chancellor and ISP Founder Dr. Curtis L. Ivery Receives Trumpet Award for Education

February 4, 2016

The Atlanta-based Trumpet Foundation awarded Wayne County Community College District Chancellor and Institute for Social Progress Founder Dr. Curtis L. Ivery its prestigious...

The National Coalition on School Diversity presents “21st Century School Integration: Building the Movement for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”

September 23, 2015

This upcoming NCSD conference, held September 24-25th at Howard Law School in Washington, DC, will bring together hundreds of educators, policymakers, advocates, parents and...

‘This American Life’ Covers Segregation in America’s Schools

August 21, 2015

Over the course of two weeks in late July and early August, This American Life featured a series of reports on the state of resegregation in schools across the country and several...
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What Future for School Integration? (Pt. 3)

August 17, 2015

Previously discussed in What Future for School Integration Part 2, today we provide another take on controlled choice school enrollment, not unlike the income-based controlled...

What Future for School Integration? (Pt. 2)

August 13, 2015

While the regional open enrollment plan helped to achieve greater racial integration in Connecticut schools, this approach may not be suitable in all cases. At smaller scales,...