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Dept. of Ed Probes Complaint That Newark School Closures Racially Discriminate

Dept. of Ed Probes Complaint That Newark School Closures Racially Discriminate

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 5:07PM

Black students are just 53 percent of Newark students but 73 percent of those whose schools were shut in 2011-2012.

Topics: /NOW

Lawsuit: Juvenile Solitary Confinement Blocks Education

Lawsuit: Juvenile Solitary Confinement Blocks Education

by Julianne Hing on March 3 2014, 11:46AM

Contra Costa County holds youth with disabilities in solitary confinement and denies them access to education, a federal lawsuit alleges.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

by Julianne Hing on January 8 2014, 1:07PM

The guidelines are part of a federal initiative to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Obama Administration Tells Colleges: Don't Be Afraid to Use Affirmative Action

Obama Administration Tells Colleges: Don’t Be Afraid to Use Affirmative Action

by Julianne Hing on September 27 2013, 5:03PM

It’s the administration’s first guidance since the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action this summer.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:17AM

Education Department says more people are speaking up because they believe feds will help now.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Questions Shadow Higher Ed Reform for Students of Color

by Michelle Chen on June 7 2010, 1:39PM

Under Obama’s education reform agenda, billions in grant money is headed down the pipeline, including a boost for community colleges and sweeping reforms in K-12 schools. Schools that focus on communities of color may have the most to gain and…

Topics: Schools & Youth

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