The following works are provided solely by the authors who presented at SEF’s 2018 Issues Forum and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Southern Education Foundation.

Educational Equity Following the Largest Race-Based School District Merger (And DeMerger) In American History

Alexander, J., Cross, B., Kaleidoscope School of Memphis, O’Bryant, Sam, SchoolSeed Foundation, & the University of Memphis.


Innovative Regional Support for Community Schools in Rural Arkansas: A Solution for Students’ Home Communities and Schools

Derlikowski, J. (2018).


Could the State Takeover of Public Schools Create a State-Created Danger?

Nelson, S.L. (2018).


Are Black Parents Locked Out of Challenging Disproportionately Low Charter School Board Representation?

Bennett, H.N., Nelson, S.L. (2016).


Community Schools as an Effective School Improvement Strategy: A Review of the Evidence

Daniel, J., Lam, L., Learning Policy Institute, Maier, A., & Oaks, J. (2017).


Community Schools: An Evidence-Based Strategy for Equitable School Improvement

Daniel, J., Lam, L., Learning Policy Institute, Maier, A., & National Education Policy Center. (2017).


Making ESSA’s Equity Promise Real: State Strategies to Close the Opportunity Gap

Cardichon, J., Darling-Hammond, L., Kostyo, S., & Learning Policy Institute. (2018).


The Tapestry of American Public Education: How Can We Create a System of Schools Worth Choosing for All?

Cookson, Jr., P.W., Darling-Hammond, L., Learning Policy Institute, & Rothman, R., Shields, P.M. (2018).