The Lawyers' Committee hosted a panel discussion on the implications of the resegregation of public education and concurrent changes in student demographics—and about what can be done to reverse this disturbing trend. Read More »
The Lawyers’ Committee's statement following the Supreme Court’s decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action. Read More »
- May 17, 2014 Historically black colleges still seeking equality in Md. Attorney General Eric Holder marked the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which overturned the doctrine of "separate but equal," by addressing graduates at a Maryland university that is at the center of the ongoing fight for equality and integration. Read More »
- Jul 10 A Victory for the South Jersey Educational Reentry Program The South Jersey Educational Reentry Program recently won a significant victory on behalf of one of our clients, T.W.—an African American student in Atlantic City.
- Jun 26 Workshops Help Parents of Minneapolis Public Schools Students Learn Their Rights This is the first year Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) have hosted parent advocacy workshops in conjunction with the Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program (PREP).
- Jun 05 Study: Prevent Bad Behavior in Schools, Don’t Punish It The Council of State Governments Justice Center released a nationwide study yesterday entitled The School Discipline Consensus Report that suggests that school officials focus on improving the learning environment rather than spending so much time dwelling on how to react to bad behavior.