AnnouncementRebecca Kelly Arnold Honored with Catalyst for Change Award

Associate Counsel in the Legal Mobilization Project honored for work with the University of Connecticut Marshall-Brennan Chapter 

Free Parent Advocacy Workshop in San Diego, CA

On Saturday, March 22, the Lawyers’ Committee's Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program, in conjunction with the San Diego Unified School District’s will host a free advocacy workshop for parents and their children. Read More »

Lawyers' Committee Supports More Information on School Discipline in Civil Rights Data Collection

The Lawyers' Committee joined the Dignity in Schools Campaign in its recommendations for the Civil Rights Data Collection. Read More »

Lawyers’ Committee Applauds New Joint Federal Guidance on School Discipline

Guidance by the Department of Justice and the Office for Civil Rights provides strategies to eliminate and prevent racial discrimination in school discipline and improve school safety. Read More »

About the Education Project

Educational Opportunities Project Mission

The Educational Opportunities Project strives to guarantee that all students receive equal educational opportunities in public schools and institutions of higher learning. Working with private law firms and community leaders, the Educational Opportunities Project has been particularly successful in promoting school integration; supporting the mission of the No Child Left Behind Act; and challenging discriminatory discipline and classroom assignment practices as well as school finance inadequacy. Read more »
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