Kathleen Brose

Independent Historian

Kathleen Brose is the President of Parents Involved in Community Schools (www.piics.org), a parent support group in Seattle Washington. She graduated from the University of Washington, Seattle, with a B.A. in History in 2009.  She has volunteered extensively for 18 years in the Seattle Public Schools where her children were enrolled.

The Tie Breaker Ruling in Perspective: A Plaintiff Looks Back on the Historic U.S. Supreme Court Decision of 2007

In 2000 Kathleen Brose led an organization called Parents Involved in Community Schools which filed a lawsuit against the Seattle School District, challenging its “tie-breaker” rule in Seattle Public Schools which gave preference to racial minorities in school assignments when all else was equal.  The … Read MoreThe Tie Breaker Ruling in Perspective: A Plaintiff Looks Back on the Historic U.S. Supreme Court Decision of 2007