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Diversity Strategies for Successful Schools

Download or View The Full Report On June 12, 1978, the Ohio State Board of Education adopted a “Resolution on Equal Educational Opportunities.” In the Resolution, the State Board directed the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) to prepare an assessment instrument for identifying discriminatory practices that effect racial balance within schools, and to prepare a … Continue reading »

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A Quick Look at Standardized Testing and Stereotype Threat

Download or View The Full Report “Stereotype threat” is a very complex and nuanced concept. In simple terms, it is an unconscious response to a prevailing negative stereotype about an identifiable group by a member of that group. For example: the statistical fact that African American students generally score lower than White students on standardized … Continue reading »

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Child Well-being in Duval County, FL

Download or View The Report Download or View the Summary Report The Kirwan Institute was commissioned and funded by the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to assist the Jacksonville Children’s Commission in understanding child well-being in Duval County, Florida through opportunity mapping and analysis. The project consists of three main components: a) mapping the distribution of … Continue reading »

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Black Male Achievements

Download or View The Report Through the support of their families, friends and communities, and their own efforts, a great many African American males do far more than survive; they thrive. However, if the presence of a sizeable and expanding group of Black male achievers suggests that structural barriers to opportunity in the United States … Continue reading »

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School Integration Framing & Messaging: Toward a Transformative Conversation

Download or View The Full Report Despite a mounting body of evidence demonstrating the academic, social, psychological and democratic benefits of educating students in a diverse environment, integration has been a tough sell lately. One of the nation’s most lauded economic integration programs was disbanded in May 2010, and integration has largely been supplanted by … Continue reading »

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