brown v. board
African-Americans who attended racially diverse schools have better cognitive abilities decades after graduation, according
"Teachers of color can serve as role models for students of color," says a 2014 report from the Center for American Progress
Although the landmark decision achieved integrated student bodies in some schools, like Topeka's, it resulted in a huge loss -- the alarming forced displacement of black teachers. The consequences of that loss have lasted, and the current national picture is bleak.
Educational inequality isn't a notion from the past; it is happening right now all across this nation. And the facts simply don't lie.
On the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board, Congress is set to expand a dual school system. One bound by laws, the other deregulated. One free to select the "winners, " the other bound to accept all.
60 Years After Brown v. BOE, Mostly White Reformers Try To Fix 'The Civil Rights Issue Of Our Generation'
But there is tremendous disagreement on how to fix these issues. While the battle over how to improve the nation's schools
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 report says that, at the very least, things are not as bad as they were before the court ruled to desegregate U.S. schools.
While many of the major gains in the South since the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education have been reversed
UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. -- A representative from the New York State Education Department called the findings troubling but unsurprising
The last round of reapportionment in Alaska didn't meet any rational smell check. The heavily right-leaning redistricting board focused on pitting political rivals against each other and erected new obstacles for left-leaning candidates and incumbents in their home districts.
In the words of Rep. Clyburn, "I believe it is very fitting that a high school from the country that launched Brown v. board should perform in the parade celebrating the election of the first African American president."