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The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

The Civil Rights Project at UCLA

The mission of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles is to help renew the civil rights movement by bridging the worlds of ideas and action, to be a preeminent source of intellectual capital within that movement, and to deepen the understanding of the issues that must be resolved to achieve racial and ethnic equity as society moves through the great transformation of the 21st century.

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Featured News A Dream Undone? Higher Education Access and Opportunity in a Shifting Legal Landscape CRP and partners launch groundbreaking study to examine how legal challenges to race-conscious admissions have changed contemporary admissions practices at selective colleges and universities. Oct 15, 2014
Featured News Center for Civil Rights Remedies joined by 32 organizations and 19 scholars urge Department of Education to Address Racial Discipline Disparities among Students with Disabilities Center for Civil Rights Remedies joined by 32 organizations and 19 scholars urge Department of Education to Address Racial Discipline Disparities among Students with Disabilities: The attached letter was posted on Monday in response to a “request for information” from As ... Jul 29, 2014
Featured News Researchers and Advocates Join Letter Urging Improved Public Reporting of Discipline Data The Center for Civil Rights Remedies of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA and 14 co-signatories comment on proposed revisions to the Department of Education's State Performance Plan (SPP) and the Annual Performance Report (APR). Apr 29, 2014
Featured News Reaction to Supreme Court Decision in Michigan Prop 2 Case The Civil Rights Project deeply regrets yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court, which ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2, banning race-conscious college admissions, is constitutional. Apr 24, 2014
Featured News Policy Briefing Spotlights What Works to Eliminate Disparities in School Discipline A recent policy briefing in Washington, DC, on Thursday, March 13, 2014, highlighted the results of nearly three years of work by The Discipline Disparities Research-to-Practice Collaborative, 26 national experts on disparities in school discipline, including CRP's Center fo ... Mar 15, 2014
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Featured Research by CRP
Press Release Northern New England Schools Experience Early Racial Change In this report, school segregation in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is analyzed and found to be presently modest and localized, especially compared to other parts of the country, but slow increases in racial diversity signal changes ahead for the region’s schools. The ... Sep 24, 2014
Press Release Education Tool Guides Districts and Schools on Using LCFF to Narrow EL Achievement Gaps A new educational guide is available that helps California schools, districts and teachers target the best ways to implement California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), so that it narrows the achievement gaps between the state’s English Learners (ELs) and all other ... Sep 11, 2014
Press Release Two of Three CA School Districts Reduce Out-of-School Suspensions as Discipline Gap Narrows Based on the statewide averages for 2011-12 and 2012-13, progress was made in reducing out-of-school suspensions in California schools for every racial/ethnic subgroup. “Disruption/Willful Defiance” suspensions still, however, account for the largest share of the problem ... Jun 10, 2014
Press Release UCLA Report Finds Changing U.S. Demographics Transform School Segregation Landscape 60 Years After Brown v Board of Education Segregation Increases after Desegregation Plans Terminated by Supreme Court May 15, 2014
Press Release North Carolina’s Black Students Increasingly Isolated in Schools after Many Desegregation Plans Dissolved Racial and Economic Isolation Intensifies Despite an Increasingly Multiracial Enrollment. May 14, 2014
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