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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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The Effects of “Redlining” on the Hartford Metropolitan Region

This essay was developed in the Cities Suburbs & Schools seminar in Fall 2013 and published in March 2014 by ConnecticutHistory.org. See other Trinity student essays. HOLC Residential Security Map of Hartford Area 1937. Records of the Federal Home Loan Bank … Continue reading

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