On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the Urban Institute hosted a discussion on segregation in U.S. schools since Brown v. Board of Education.

Rucker Johnson, associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley, made a presentation based on his new book Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works. Afterwards, panelists discussed current research on school integration and possible policy solutions.

Robert Abare summarized the event for Urban Wire.

For more on this topic, see

Desegregation Since the Coleman Report,” by Steve Rivkin, Education Next, Spring 2016

Is Desegregation Dead?” a forum featuring Susan Eaton and Steve Rivkin, Education Next, Fall 2010

– Education Next

Last updated May 8, 2019