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.
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
What's the matter with Kansas? Quite a lot, actually, but if I were to focus on one really big issue it would be education.
It has taken more than 60 years for people in the city where the Civil War started to figure out it was home to an authentic civil rights hero.
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.
Half a century after many Virginia public schools shut their doors rather than accept black students, the state is offering
In 1957, Jefferson Thomas and eight fellow Black students at Little Rock High School made history as they helped make our nation live up to the promise of Brown v. Board of Education, the end of legal segregation in public schools.
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."
Obama's candidacy is a meaningful step towards addressing the fact that our national power structure has always been overwhelmingly white, from all 43 Presidents to 95 of the 100 senators serving today.