New York City’s school system continues to be one of the most segregated in the country. To address the harmful consequences of school segregation, many students, parents, educators, and other community advocates have pushed for meaningful integration. The collective efforts of well over a decade have led to several policy wins toward desegregating schools.
As the voice of all parents in the school community, PAs/PTAs can advocate for an equitable and inclusive school that is responsive to the interests and needs of all families. The resources below can be helpful to PTAs/PAs navigating the creation and implementation of desegregative/integrative policies for their school community.