New York Appleseed released a new report New York City Elementary Schools: A Tale of Two Cities. The report finds that students at elementary schools in New York City with higher populations of students of color and low-income students are
New York Appleseed celebrated an important victory in November 2015 when New York City Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that seven more schools in gentrifying areas of the city would be permitted to adopt pro-diversity admissions priorities. The new policy represents
President Obama’s budget request for education released this week includes Stronger Together, a federal grant program to support school districts across the nation “with strong voluntary, community-developed plans that increase socioeconomic diversity in their schools.” With this significant initiative, Acting
New York Appleseed provided testimony to the New York City Council and the New York City Planning Commission on the importance of locating affordable housing so as to promote school integration. Read the testimony.