National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day for 2016 is May 5th Awareness Day seeks to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health, that positive mental health is essential to a child’s healthy development from birth, to...
Myth of the Natural Neighborhood

Myth of the Natural Neighborhood

As we ponder and study the challenges of school assignment, The Century Foundation offers some food for thought on the meaning and construction of neighborhoods.   “A half-century of research demonstrates that having schools with high concentrations of...
Investigating the Racial Divide

Investigating the Racial Divide

Executive Director Bob Simmons was interviewed by WBTV recently to offer his perspective on the problems of implicit bias in school discipline and how we are working to change that. “When children are subjected to suspensions out of school it has an adverse...
More #CommonGround on School Boundaries

More #CommonGround on School Boundaries

In February, the Council opened a survey with a simple question about student boundaries asking if people would support a plan that included redrawing them. We received 953 responses out of 43 zip codes from folks with and without school-age children. One of the major...

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