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Upcoming Events of Interest

Magnets in a School Choice Arena: A Symposium for Researchers and Educational Leaders on December 12, 2013 from 8:00a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Goodwin College (hosted by Goodwin’s Center for Magnet & School Choice Leadership)

2013-2014 meetings of the Racial Imbalance Advisory Council in Massachusetts will take place on Friday December 13, 2013; Thursday March 6, 2014; and Friday June 15, 2014 from 8:30am-12:00pm. Find updates and additional information by clicking on the link above. These meetings are open to the public.

News Coverage

Friday’s lunch panel, Brown v. Board of Education for a New Generation: Educators, Parents, Activists and Civil Rights Lawyers Closing the Opportunity Gap in Greater Hartford, was recorded by CT-N and is available here. This panel featured Elizabeth Horton Sheff, Martha Stone, Dennis Parker, Amy Stuart Wells, Alex Knopp, Robert Cotto and was moderated by Liz Dupont-Diehl.  With welcoming remarks from Robert Kim of the U.S. Department of Education.


Fostering Family Engagement in a Diverse Magnet School (Whitescarver, Pinckney-Narraine, Mendez and Havrda Workshop, Friday 6:45pm-7:45pm)

Dilemmas of Educational Justice: A Collaborative, Case Based Dialogue (Levinson and Fay Workshop, Saturday 11:45am-1:00pm)

Strategies for Reducing Racial Bias and Anxiety in Schools (Wald and Tropp Workshop, Saturday 1:30pm-2:45pm)

A Brief Overview of Public School Demographics and Segregation in Massachusetts (McArdle Presentation, Saturday 3:00pm-4:25pm)

Organizations/Groups Represented at the Conference

Busboys and Poets
Class Action
Facing History and Ourselves
Justice in Schools
Loving Day
Participatory Action Research Center for Education Organizing (PARCEO)
Magnet Schools of America
National Center for Montessori in the Public Sector
National Coalition on School Diversity
Sheff Movement coalition


Racial Equity Tools website

Materials from Resource Table

Teaching for Peace: An Indian Immersion Experience in Practical Nonviolence, hosted by the International Summer School for Jain Studies (ISSJS), July 15-August 5, 2014 in India

Host your own celebration to mark the anniversary of the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court decision (Loving Day)