Report: The Broken Promise of Brown v Board of Ed

A 50-State report on legal discrimination in public school admissions

The historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling made it illegal to turn kids away from a public school because of their race. But in the 70 years since, a brutal reality about our education system has emerged: Linda Brown could still be turned away from a coveted public school today. And it’s perfectly legal.

In our latest report, we take a state-by-state look at how current public school admission laws are breaking the promise of the Brown ruling and depriving students of all backgrounds an equal opportunity to attend public schools where they can thrive.

Read or download the Executive Summary below.  Download the full report here.