Marya Levenson points readers to these sources:

• “Attacking the Achievement Gap in a Diverse Urban-Suburban Community: A Curricular Case Study” by Allan Alson in Voices for Democracy: Struggles and Celebrations of Transformational Leaders edited by Paul Kelleher and Rebecca Van de Bogert, 105th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part I, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Mass.

• Minority Student Achievement Network, a national coalition of multiracial, relatively affluent suburban school districts studying the disparity in achievement between white students and students of color through intensive research. For more information, access

• Public Schools for Tomorrow, a nonprofit national organization of superintendents, retired superintendents and friends. To learn, visit