LCCRUL praises the U.S. ED Office for Civil Rights for ensuring all students have equal access to educational resources regardless of race or national origin. Read More »
The USED report on the DC voucher program highlights many of the same concerns that the Lawyers’ Committee has raised in the past. Read More »
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 »
- 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 »
- Oct 21 USED Report Highlights Concerns with DC Voucher Program The U.S. Department of Education's report on the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program identifies several flaws in the voucher program, highlighting many of the same concerns that the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights has raised in the past.
- Oct 06 FREE PARENT AND YOUTH ADVOCACY WORKSHOPS On Saturday, October 11th, PREP, in conjunction with The San Diego Unified School District and Ballard Parent Center, will host free parent and youth advocacy workshops for parents and their children.
- Oct 06 The Historical Relevance of Education Equity Policies in an Obama Era: A Fireside chat with Dr. James D. Anderson, noted expert on American education history and desegregation, and a panel of public policy, educational and legal experts On October 22nd, George Mason University and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will host a fireside chat with Dr. James D. Anderson, a preeminent scholar and expert in the history of African American education in the South, the history of desegregation in K-12 and higher education systems, and the history of African American school achievement in the 20th century. After an engaging fireside chat about Anderson's scholarship and the implications of recent court decisions for affirmative action and equity in education, a panel of public policy, educational, and legal experts will engage Anderson on the relevance of equity policies in the Obama era. The event will take place on the campus of George Mason University and is free and open to the general public.