The Mixed Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education at 60

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 »

Supreme Court Decision a Disappointing Setback for Racial Equality in College Admissions

The Lawyers’ Committee's statement following the Supreme Court’s decision in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action. Read More »

Sixty Years After Brown: Still Separate and Unequal?

Our latest Ed Equity post -- an article by LeighAnn M. Smith about the state of segregation in our schools today. 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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