Sign the petition! on removal of the "anti-busing rider" from the 2018 Appropriations Bill. On Tuesday the National Coalition on School Diversity launched an online petition and call campaign asking Congress to strike Sections 301 and 302 from the House and Senate appropriations bills and we need your help! NCSD and other civil rights advocacy groups sent letters to leaders … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (December 14, 2017): Sign the petition – and run this Saturday!
Moving the needle: The Department of Education continues to take small but important steps toward embracing school diversity as a department-wide priority - most recently in its proposed priorities for charter school funding programs, which will add a school diversity priority to some of its future charter funding rounds, and which notes that "a critical component of serving … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (December 4, 2014): Moving the needle; implicit bias in the classroom
A dangerous appeal: The Supreme Court's grant of certiorari in Inclusive Communities Project v. Texas has the potential to undo 40 years of settled precedent under the Fair Housing Act. The underlying case involves ICP's successful challenge to racially segregated siting of Low Income Housing Tax Credit developments in the Dallas area. The issue the court has taken on … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (November 13, 2014): ICP v Texas
One Nation Invisible has released their newest story from the field, "Utah's Bilingual Boon," an engaging profile of Spanish two-way bilingual programs near Park City, which are part of a larger state-supported language immersion effort in a so-called "red state" that has also come to value immigrant integration. One Nation Indivisible is a project of the Charles Hamilton … [Read more...] about PRRAC Update (April 3, 2014): Immigrant integration; LIHTC and FRPL