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Housing Policy is School Policy: Economically Integrative Housing Promotes Academic Success in Montgomery County, Maryland


Authored by Heather Schwartz, this Century Foundation report uses the Montgomery County, Maryland school district to examine why the relationship between economic integration in neighborhoods and schools matters. The report looks at what can and cannot be learned from the results and how Montgomery County’s experience might pertain to that of similar suburbs, as well as to the challenges facing policymakers concerned with issues of affordable housing and education.