A thoughtful article about some of the issues raised when middle class families stay in urban school districts rather than leave when their children hit school age. We see this in San Francisco a great deal. I certainly don’t want these families to leave the public schools, but it’s useful to stop and think about what can happen when we’re suddenly there in larger numbers.

I very much like that Ms. Naimark offers suggestions on things families can do to make such socio-economically integrated schools work .


Gentrification and Public Schools: It’s Complicated

An influx of more affluent families and their resources and advocacy is just what every struggling school needs, right? Well …