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Title IX Requires Schools Be Involved in Responding to Campus Sexual Assault -- and That's a Good Thing

Lisa Maatz | Posted 02.09.2015 | College
Lisa Maatz

Schools' role in responding to campus sexual assault is essential, because students' civil rights -- an equal opportunity to education -- are on the line. I fear, however, that many do not understand that these civil rights concerns stand separate from any criminal proceedings that may or may not transpire.

The Global Search For Education: Education Is My Right - South Africa

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

As you will discover today in Part 2 of the "Education Is My Right" series, Mandela's education legacy continues. Equity-focused educational change is Jonathan Jansen's work.

Expect More!

Jonah Edelman | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Jonah Edelman

Imagine a crowd of 1,000 14-year-olds. Now pick 10 of them. That's how many will get a decent education and a shot at a brighter future. There's a lot that needs to change to improve those unacceptable outcomes. But the first thing? Expectations.

How Do We Change the Dropout Factories in America?

Kevin P. Chavous | Posted 02.17.2013 | Education
Kevin P. Chavous

It is imperative that we start treating all children the same by giving them equal opportunity to maximize their full potential. We cannot reduce poverty if we continue to relegate our kids to low expectations.

The Strange New Southern Politics: Court-Approved Biracial Accommodation

Glen Browder | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

A new version of race relations seems to have taken hold in Southern political life. Cynics can snicker; but the changed order is better than anything practiced in the past in this part of the country.

Feds: Alabama Immigration Law Will Have 'Continuing And Lasting' Consequences

Posted 07.06.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a stark warning against Alabama's controversial immigration law, which feds say has caused "increased hostil...

Feds Investigating Alabama School Enrollment In Light Of Immigration Law

Posted 01.02.2012 | Education

The U.S. Department of Justice is further pressuring Alabama schools to abide by federal mandates that states cannot deny children equal access to pub...

Federal Probe: LA Schools Failed To Provide Equal Education For Minority Students

AP | By CHRISTINA HOAG and KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 12.11.2011 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- A 19-month civil rights investigation of the Los Angeles Unified School District found that the district failed to provide an equal edu...

Fulfilling The Promise Of Equitable Education To Our Children

Rep. Chaka Fattah | Posted 05.31.2011 | Education
Rep. Chaka Fattah

Providing a more equitable education for our children is not merely our moral imperative. This is an economic and national security necessity.