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- CALL FOR PERSONAL STORIES: Turning Around the School-to-Prison Pipeline
- The Center for Civil Rights Remedies is seeking personal stories for possible inclusion in an upcoming book, “Closing the School Discipline Gap,” by Teachers College Press, and for use in additional forthcoming reports containing profiles of large districts.
- CRP Announces Opportunity for Postdoctoral Scholar in Higher Education Research
- The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles seeks an experienced education policy researcher in the area of higher education policy and finance. The postdoctoral scholar must have proven experience managing a complex research project, analyzing quantitative/qualitative data, and writing well and clearly for a policy audience.
- CRP Center issues statement supporting US DOE's changes to Civil Rights Data Collection
- CRP's Center for Civil Rights Remedies issued a statement of support to the U.S. Department of Education's proposed changes to the Civil Rights Data Collection. We applauded additions, such as tracking the days of lost instruction due to disciplinary actions, and reporting on the educational conditions in juvenile justice institutions. But we also urged annual and timely reporting of the disaggregated data so essential to the enforcement of anti-discrimination law.
- Civil Rights Leaders Urge CA Governor to Address Inequities in School Discipline
- Civil rights leaders from across the country signed a letter to California Gov. Jerry Brown urging him to stand with them in addressing the inequities in school discipline and sign Assembly Bill 420, authored by Assembly Member Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento).
- A Tribute to Julius Chambers
- The Civil Rights Project mourns the loss of Julius Chambers, a legendary civil rights leader, who passed away on August 2, 2013.