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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 Statement by Civil Rights Project on Fisher Decision Today’s decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin is an historic reaffirmation of affirmative action as a necessary tool for creating diverse campuses. Jun 23, 2016
Featured News Realizing the Economic Advantages of a Multilingual Workforce In a new economic analysis, CRP/PDC Co-director Dr. Patrícia Gandára and coauthor Sylvia Acevedo visit the issue of bilingual education from an economic perspective. Jun 01, 2016
Featured News CRP Co-director calls on advocates and scholars to monitor decentralization of new federal ed law CRP Co-Director, in a journal article on the new federal education law, calls on education and civil rights advocates and scholars to monitor the massive decentralization of federal education funds to the states. This special issue of the Education Law & Policy Review comme ... Apr 07, 2016
Featured News CCRR/CRP supports newly proposed regulations by U.S. Dept of Education to correct flaws in special education law The Center for Civil Rights Remedies (CCRR) at the UCLA Civil Rights Project applauds the newly proposed regulations, from the U.S. Department of Education, which ensure that states more effectively address the problem of racial inequity in special education identification, ... Feb 26, 2016
Featured News More than 800 Scholars File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Supporting Diversity Policies in College Admissions More than 800 social scientists from all parts of the U.S. recently submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court presenting evidence on the need to maintain colleges’ rights to consider race as one of many factors in selecting students. We believe that this brief is the mos ... Nov 05, 2015
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Featured Research by CRP
Press Release California Community Colleges Have Opportunity to Increase BAs for Underrepresented Students With the passage of California State Bill 850 in 2015 and new community college bachelor’s degree programs due to commence in 2017, California has the unprecedented opportunity to provide an important spur to the state’s economy and make significant gains in BA productio ... Jul 11, 2016
Press Release School Suspensions Cost Taxpayers Billions UCLA Study: More Suspensions Lead to More Dropouts; Over a Lifetime, More Dropouts Mean Reduced Tax Revenue, and Higher Costs for Crime, Welfare, and Health Care. Jun 01, 2016
Press Release Brown at 62: School Segregation by Race, Poverty and State This research brief shows how intensifying segregation interacts with a dramatic increase in concentrated poverty in our schools, escalating the educational harm. May 16, 2016
Press Release Study Finds Many Charter Schools Feeding "School-to-Prison Pipeline" A first-ever analysis of school discipline records for the nation’s more than 5,250 charter schools shows a disturbing number are suspending big percentages of their black students and students with disabilities at highly disproportionate rates compared to white and non-di ... Mar 16, 2016
Press Release California School Suspensions Decline, Driven by Fewer Punishments for Disruption/Defiance Districts Making Progress toward Reducing Racial/Ethnic Suspension Disparities, though Gaps Still Remain. Study Shows Higher Test Scores Correlated with Lower Suspension Rates, Reducing Concern that Discipline Reforms May Jeopardize Student Achievement. Nov 23, 2015
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