Sarah Garland has written for The New York Times, Newsday, Marie Claire, The American Prospect, The New York Sun, The Village Voice, and New York Magazine. She is the author of Gangs in Garden City: How Immigration, Segregation and Youth Violence Are Changing American Suburbs (Nation Books, July 2009). Garland’s used her fellowship to examine the 2007 U.S. Supreme Court decision that dismantled the desegregation program in Louisville, KY. Garland, a native of Louisville who now lives in Brooklyn, NY, is currently working on a nonfiction narrative about the decision’s impact on Louisville’s schools and the families who brought the original case. Sarah Garland’s book, Gangs in Garden City: How Immigration, Segregation, and Youth Violence Are Changing America’s Suburbs, was a finalist in the Investigative Reporters and Editors contest this year.Sarah Garland’s book, Gangs in Garden City: How Immigration, Segregation, and Youth Violence Are Changing America’s Suburbs, was a finalist in the Investigative Reporters and Editors contest this year. She is a reporter and writer for the Hechinger Report.
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helping them succeed in the long term — or does it just improve
short-term test results?
The American Prospect
Veteran teachers share secrets with rookies
The Chicago Tribune
Series of articles following cuts to early childhood education
Newark Star Ledger, New Jersey Spotlight, and New Jersey Monthly
In a Suburban Gangland, Young Lives Cut Short
The New York Times
Beyond the Diploma Mills
The British Have Arrived: They’re Reviewing City Schools
The New York Sun
Parents Finding School District Offices Nearly Empty
The New York Sun