The Cambridge Public Schools district and school board developed a groundbreaking and voluntary community-wide desegregation plan. Their goal was to create a high quality, multi-cultural school system to educate all students effectively.

“CTAC’s training built the leadership of parents, youth, and educators. It was essential to making our plan work.”

—William Lannon, Superintendent (former)


  • Implemented the first desegregation plan in the U.S. based on Controlled Choice.
  • Hailed as the most successful process of school desegregation in the nation.
  • Increased student achievement and community buy-in.