Education disparities, inequality and segregation - Research Guide

Example keywords and search terms

  • educational disparities
  • school dissegregation
  • school segregation
  • bussing
  • property taxes
  • school funding
  • suspension
  • school policing
  • educational inequality
  • achievement gap
  • opportunity gap
  • first generation
  • public education
  • charter schools
  • Brown vs. board of education
  • racial inequality
  • immigrant students
  • free and reduced lunch
  • students of color
  • teachers of color
  • school choice
  • college admissions
  • affirmative action
  • culturally responsive teaching 
  • culturally relevant pedagogy

Miseducation Is There Racial Inequality at Your School? from ProPublica

Based on civil rights data released by the U.S. Department of Education, ProPublica has built an interactive database to examine racial disparities in educational opportunities and school discipline. Look up more than 96,000 individual public and charter schools and 17,000 districts to see how they compare with their counterparts. 

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Sample of online books

Below are a selection of online books and readings on the broad topic. We have more online books, journal articles, and sources in our Libraries Search and article databases.

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2024 11:57 AM