This article examines student assignment policies in light of the Supreme Court's recent decisions concerning affirmative action at universities. It explores the legal implications of differences between higher education and K-12 schooling, considering what the differences might mean for particular diversity goals and for policies designed to meet those goals.
|Type||Research Tied to Outcomes|
|How to Use||
District leaders may utilize this report to read with senior leadership and legal staff to further understand the effects of K-12 student diversity and legal considerations when developing student assignment policies.
|Alignment to RIDES Assessment||
Systems/ Structures (1) Enrollment policies and practices at all levels (school, district, Charter Management Organization, region, etc.) ensure a diverse student body
ABCD - Diversity
Welner, K. G. (2006). K-12 Race-Conscious Student Assignment Policies: Law, Social Science, and Diversity. Review of Educational Research, 76(3), 349-382. doi:10.3102/00346543076003349