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

Will Jones, “Panel Ponders Reducing Districts in Richmond,” RTD, June 19, 2011

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Richmond should consider reducing its number of voter districts from the current nine to seven or five as a way to help tackle the poverty that plagues the city, according to an unfinished report of a commission appointed by Mayor Dwight C. Jones. … Continue reading