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
The Lawyers' Committee joined the Dignity in Schools Campaign in its recommendations for the Civil Rights Data Collection. Read More »
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 »
- September 09, 2013 Atlantic City student challenges alternative-school policy The South Jersey Educational Reentry Program, an initiative of the Lawyers' Committee, has filed a complaint with the state of New Jersey for automatically enrolling a student in an alternative high school after his release from incarceration, even though he felt he was in danger in that neighborhood. Read More »
- Apr 16 Minority Students Don't Only Get Less Experienced Teachers, They Also Get Less Effective Ones Center for American Progress report shows low-income students of color more likely to have less experienced and less effective teachers.
- Apr 16 Montgomery County schools must attack the achievement gap Montgomery County Public Schools must respond to a recent report showing it has recently lost ground in narrowing the achievement gap between its high-poverty and low-poverty high schools.
- Apr 16 The big losers in NYC charter fight: students with disabilities Political battle in NYC causes a lack of space that pushes out students with disabilities.