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Beyond Brown: Pursuing the Promise Image Strip of Linda Brown walking to school, girl taking test at desk, Nettie Hunt and daughter with newspaper headline on steps of Supreme Court, present day children raising hands, children at computers
Long Road to Brown
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New Visions for Public Schools
New Visions for Public Schools, founded in 1989, is the largest education reform organization dedicated to improving the quality of education children receive in New York City's public schools. Working with the public and private sectors, New Visions develops programs and policies to energize teaching and learning and to raise the level of student achievement.

Alliance for Quality Education
The Alliance for Quality Education (AQE), a not-for-profit corporation, is a statewide coalition of over 230 organizations of parents, children's advocates, schools, teachers, clergy, labor unions, business leaders and others.

ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, is the nation's largest community organization of low and moderate-income families, with over 150,000 member families organized into 700 neighborhood chapters in 51 cities across the country.

“Our priorities include: better housing for first time homebuyers and tenants, living wages for low-wage workers, more investment in our communities from banks and governments, and better public schools. We achieve these goals by building community organizations that have the power to win changes — through direct action, negotiation, legislation, and voter participation.”

Mothers on the Move
Mothers on the Move is a social justice community organization organizing to build a just society where there is equal economic, social and political opportunity for all.

Educational Priorities Panel
The goal of the Educational Priorities Panel is to improve the quality of public education for New York City's children so that there is no longer a performance gap between city schools and those in the rest of the state. EPP pursues this goal by seeking reforms of federal, state and city budget and administrative practices affecting children.

Campaign for Fiscal Equity
The Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, is a coalition of parent organizations, community school boards, concerned citizens and advocacy groups. “We seek to reform New York State's school finance system to ensure adequate resources and the opportunity for a sound basic education for all students in New York City.”

New York City Department of Education
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Great Schools
A nonprofit organization, provides information about public, private and charter schools in all 50 states and detailed school profiles for California, Arizona, Texas, Florida and Washington.

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