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Study: School District Secessions in the South Have Deepened Racial Segregation between School Systems
Since 2000, school district secessions in the South have increasingly sorted white and black students, and white and Hispanic students, into separate school systems, weakening the potential to improve school integration, according to a new study published in AERA OpenRead the press release
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Report: Students ready for complex civic conversations, nuanced instruction
Education Dive, September 4, 2019

What Happens When Communities Create Their Own New, Whiter School Districts
The Huffington Post, September 4, 2019

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WERA Celebrates 10th Anniversary at World Congress in Tokyo
August 2019

The World Education Research Association convened its Annual Focal Meeting in Tokyo, Japan, August 5–8. Held at the University of Tokyo and Gakushuin University in conjunction with the Japanese Educational Research Association (JERA) Conference, the 2019 Focal Meeting attracted well over 1,300 education researchers from 65 countries. Read more


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