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Critical research that explores the impacts of segregation as well as the impacts of integrated schools spaces

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Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools

Separate and Unequal: A Comparison of Student Outcomes in New York City’s Most and Least Diverse Schools

On June 6, 2017, the NYC Department of Education released a plan to stimulate diversity in its schools. The plan, titled Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in New York City Public Schools featured three focal goals.

David E. Kirkland
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Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools

School Diversity Advisory Group

In June 2017, as part of the Equity and Excellence for All: Diversity in NYC Public Schools plan, the DOE established a School Diversity Advisory Group (SDAG) to make formal policy recommendations to the Mayor and Chancellor.

Research-Based Resources

Is New York City’s Plan to Diversify Specialized High Schools Racist toward Asian Americans? | 2019

As a biracial Black and Chinese American, I’ve always been aware of the polarizing histories and experiences that I carry in my body. At times it was confusing.

Real Integration and Equity in New York City Schools | 2019

Today, NYC DoE took another small step toward equity and one giant leap toward integration, with the release of the initial recommendations by the School Diversity Advisory Group, of which NYU Metro Center is a member.

My Voice, Youth Voice, in the Movement for REAL Integration | 2019

Last fall, while sitting next to New York Times reporter and MacArthur Genius, Nikole Hannah-Jones, in an auditorium at Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn, New York, I made the following statement: