There is a wide body of research detailing the many advantages of attending racially and socioeconomically diverse magnet schools. These benefits include increased academic achievement and graduation rates, improved student attendance and lower disciplinary problems, greater parent and teacher satisfaction, innovative curriculum and specialized teaching staffs, diverse classrooms and higher racial and cultural understanding among students.

On this site, you will find a selection of reports, papers, and articles from leading researchers and organizations covering all these topics. There are also resources on school integration policies and trends, as well as magnet school best practices. Please take time to review this information and include it in your discussions about magnet schools.