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Volume 23, Number 6
November/December 2007

Roundup of Desegregation Research


Students in the St. Louis Public School magnet program, one of the nation's remaining inter-district desegregation programs.

In 2006 the National Academy of Education (NAE) summarized the social science research for and against race-based desegregation that was submitted in friend of the court briefs in the recent U.S. Supreme Court case.

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For Further Information

For Further Information

Borman, G. D., & Dowling, M.  “Schools and inequality: A multilevel analysis of Coleman’s Equality of Educational Opportunity Data.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.

Steele, C. M., & Aronson, J. “Stereotype threat and the intellectual test performance of African Americans.” Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 69, 1995.