The Racial Achievement Gap, Segregated Schools, and Segregated Neighborhoods – A Constitutional Insult Commentary • By Richard Rothstein • November 12, 2014 Publication in: Race and Social Problems 6 (4), December 2014. Neighborhood segregation in America didn't happen by accident In fact, housing segregation is a product of racially explicit government law and policy. The racial achievement gap, segregated schools, and segregated neighborhoods: A constitutional insult. The Racial Achievement Gap, Segregated Schools, and Segregated Neighborhoods: A Constitutional Insult @article{Rothstein2015TheRA, title={The Racial Achievement Gap, Segregated Schools, and Segregated Neighborhoods: A Constitutional Insult}, author={R. Rothstein}, journal={Race and Social Problems}, year={2015}, … In low-income racially segregated communities, children are in poorer health, are under greater stress from parents’ economic insecurity, and have less access to high-quality early-childhood, after-school, and summer programs. DOI: 10.1007/S12552-014-9134-1 Corpus ID: 144219774. Source: Sean Reardon, "School Segregation and Racial Achievement Gaps," and "The Geography of Racial/Ethnic Test Score Gaps." (2015). Racial achievement gaps were narrowest at the height of school integration. Abstract Social and economic disadvantage – not only poverty, but a host of associated conditions – depresses student performance. Schools that the most disadvantaged black children attend are segregated because they are located in segregated high-poverty neighborhoods, far distant from truly middle-class neighborhoods. Rothstein, Richard. Springer New York.. See note 1. [To examine racial disparities in educational opportunities and school discipline, visit ProPublica’s interactive database of more than 96,000 public and charter schools and 17,000 school … Schools remain segregated because the neighborhoods in which they are located are racially and economically isolated. Next week, he will describe how a national mythology (2013). Previously integrated neighborhoods in Cambridge, Atlanta, St Louis, San Francisco and elsewhere also gave way to segregated public housing, structuring patterns that … Sharkey, Patrick. In their analysis, the researchers found that highly segregated districts had sizable achievement gaps, and the rate of the gap grew faster as students progressed from 3rd to 8th grades. Every moderately or highly segregated district has large racial achievement gaps,” said Reardon, the Professor of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford GSE. Stuck in place: Urban neighborhoods and the end of progress toward racial equality. Source citations for claims made in the post can be found in these hyperlinked works. Supporting neighborhood schools and opposing school … reardon segregation and achievement … Race and Social Problems, 7(1), 21–30. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. publications hyperlinked above, and the paper ‘The Racial Achievement Gap, Segregated Schools, and Segregated Neighborhoods: A Constitutional Insult’, in Race and Social Problems.