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

Controversy Over the STEAM School


From: http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/local/city-of-richmond/school-board-discusses-new-elementary-school/article_095a5ba4-1617-5bb9-aa17-d18d8197c5aa.html?mode=jqm (Yesterday) School Board discusses new elementary school School Board, other leaders debate the need to replace Overby-Sheppard Elementary BY ZACHARY REID Richmond Times-Dispatch | Posted 9 hours ago A new $21.3 million Overby-Sheppard Elementary School is an essential part of the redevelopment … Continue reading

“Class Action” (Style Weekly)


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A coalition of frustrated parents demands an overhaul of an advanced academic program. BY CAROL A.O. WOLF, July 30, 2013 School Board Member Kim Gray, whose two children attended the International Baccalaureate programs at Lucille Brown Middle School and Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading