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Rebecca Klein

School Segregation Across The Country Proves Students Are Still Separate

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.15.2014 | Black Voices

While many of the major gains in the South since the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education have been reversed in recent years, a new...

Joy Resmovits

The Nation's Most Segregated Schools Aren't Where You'd Think They'd Be

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.26.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- The nation's most segregated schools aren't in the deep south -- they're in New York, according to a report released Tuesday by the Univer...

Inspiring Lessons From Ruby Bridges: A True American Heroine

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Ruby Bridges is an inspiring reminder that our nation owes a huge debt of gratitude not just to the adults who took a stand during the Civil Rights Movement, but to the extraordinary children and youths who were front-line soldiers in the war to overthrow Jim Crow in American life.

American Schools Still Heavily Segregated By Race, Income

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

Minorities account for nearly half of the student population in America, and will likely become the majority within the next decade or two, but recent...

Minority Students Face Harsher Punishments, Report Shows

Posted 12.05.2011 | Education

Black and Latino students are disproportionately more likely to experience harsher punishments by schools for infractions and misbehaviors, according ...