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Introducing a new School Search Tool from Trinity College

The SmartChoices school search tool, which the Cities Suburbs & Schools Project at Trinity College ran from late 2008 to 2014, is no longer online. To replace SmartChoices, we created the School Search Tool template, a generic mobile-friendly interactive map with … Continue reading

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Watching Public School Choice in Connecticut

Last Saturday, May 17, 2014, was the 60th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education court decision that struck down de jure school segregation. That same day, Mira Debs, Prof. Jack Dougherty, and I gave a presentation entitled, “Who … Continue reading

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Consequences of a complex school choice system

This past Saturday at the Magnet Schools of America Conference here in Hartford, we compared notes with colleagues from other districts at our presentation “Who Chooses Magnet Schools and How: Findings from 3 Studies in Hartford, CT.” The consensus was … Continue reading

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Insights on Schools & Choice: Mira Debs and Robert Cotto Jr.

Two new researchers have joined the Cities Suburbs & Schools Project at Trinity College to share their insights on education and housing through our new group blog. Both of my colleagues share a special focus on public school choice programs, … Continue reading

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Writing Hartford’s City-Suburban Past with ConnecticutHistory

ConnecticutHistory.org editor Clarissa Ceglio and I co-presented “Collaboratively Writing Hartford’s City-Suburban Past” at the Association for the Study of Connecticut History 2014 meeting. Our presentation explains and illustrates how Trinity students have developed and published essays on educational and housing inequalities … Continue reading

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