- 2010 Informing the Debate: Recent Civil Rights Research and The Reauthorization of the ESEA
- Leading scholars presented and discussed the civil rights implications of education policies within the context of the pending reauthorization of the ESEA.
- 2011 Informing the Debate: Bringing Civil Rights Research to Bear on the Reauthorization of the ESEA
- The Civil Rights Project sponsored a briefing on the major issues in renewal of the federal education law known as the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The briefing took place in the Senate Visitors Center of the U.S. Capitol building on April 21, 2011 and was attended by congressional staffers, agency experts, researchers, and representatives of major education and civil rights organizations.