Racial and Class Isolation in Four School Districts

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Given our on-going discussion of concentrated poverty and education reform, I thought you would find this study interesting.  It examines four school districts each with a different method of assigning students to schools and the effects of those policies on … Continue reading

In Search of Food Deserts

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I am fascinated by creative ways to visualize numerical data.  This is from one of the blogs I follow: From Flowing Data, http://flowingdata.com/2013/08/27/in-search-of-food-deserts/ In search of food deserts AUGUST 27, 2013  |  DATA UNDERLOAD Last time I looked at where major grocery stores … Continue reading

First day at Overby-Sheppard

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Posted by: lorag19 | February 10, 2009, http://urplsc379s2009.wordpress.com/2009/02/10/first-day-at-overby-sheppard/ Friday was a day of firsts for me. Friday was my first day volunteering at Overby-Sheppard Elementary School. Friday was my first day seeing the area of Highland Park. Friday was the first time since … Continue reading