Brown’s Promise Files Amicus Brief Regarding Bradford v. Maryland State Board of Education Ruling, in Support of Appellants
January 12, 2024
Brown’s Promise today filed an amicus brief urging the Appellate Court of Maryland to give Baltimore City students a fair shot at an equal education by reversing last year’s circuit court ruling in Bradford v. Maryland State Board of Education.
Education Activists Want to Revive School Integration. Just Don’t Call It Busing.
December 29, 2023
Activists pushing for equality in American schools want to revive one of the most successful but divisive educational policies in the nation’s history: court-ordered racial integration.
A New Initiative, Brown's Promise, Is Trying to Combat Racial Segregation In Our Nation’s Schools
August 29, 2023
The Southern Education Foundation launched this initiative, founded by Obama Administration alumni, to fight racial segregation and inequitable resources.
How Our Nation’s Schools Can Live Up To ‘Brown’s Promise’
June 29, 2023
In my column last month, I pressed for a major effort to revisit school desegregation, informed by the lessons learned from our experiences 30 to 40 years ago. This month, I am pleased to introduce Brown’s Promise, a new initiative hosted by the Southern Education Foundation dedicated to advancing the principles of the 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education.
Meet the New Group Promising to Tackle School Funding and Segregation Together
June 20, 2023
A pair of public school experts argue that two of the most enduring challenges in education—underresourced schools and schools that remain highly segregated by race and income—are too often seen as separate problems with distinct solutions.
What About School Desegregation? Considering New Strategies Around Race And Education
May 16, 2023
As we recognize the 69th anniversary of the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, I find myself reflecting on the continuing inequity and lack of opportunity for a large population of Black students attending many of our public schools.