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Discrimination in Elite Public Schools: Investigating Buffalo, edited by Gary Orfield and Jennifer B. Ayscue, is now available via Teachers College Press.

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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 Civil Rights Project seeks Post-doctoral Scholar The Civil Rights Project seeks a 100% Postdoctoral Scholar to partner with the co-principal investigators (UCLA Professors Patricia Gándara and Gary Orfield) and lead a future-oriented project that generates policy research on key educational and civil rights issues in the ... Jul 13, 2020
Featured News Civil Rights Project Statement on DACA Decision In yesterday's decision on the case, brought by the University of California, the Court rejected the Administration's action on the basis of its failure to provide any serious justification for its sweeping action. Jun 19, 2020
Featured News The Civil Rights Project Stands with the Dreamers The Civil Rights Project statement in support of our Dreamers Nov 14, 2019
Featured News Protect the Federal Census In the statement, the Civil Rights Project urges federal authorities to protect the integrity of the Census, and to avoid distortions that would certainly be produced by inserting an immigration question, sure to lower participation and accuracy. Apr 11, 2018
Featured News Statement on DACA Recipients and other Dreamers The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles deplores the way DACA recipients and other Dreamers have been made pawns in the immigration enforcement policies of the Trump Administration. Apr 05, 2018
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Featured Research by CRP
Press Release COVID-19 Increases Urgency to End School Suspensions for Minor Student Misbehavior, Prioritize Supportive Services not Police As students throughout the country face months of lost instruction, economic and health stressors, inequitable access to long distance learning, and inadequate special education support and services due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this report is a 7-year trend analysis of scho ... Jun 22, 2020
Press Release The Striking Outlier: The Persistent, Painful and Problematic Practice of Corporal Punishment in Schools According to this new study, children attending the small percentage of the nation’s public schools that allows corporal punishment face a much greater likelihood of being struck than previously understood, with black students and students with disabilities among the most ... Jun 11, 2019
Press Release Brown at 65 -- No Cause for Celebration As the nation prepares to mark the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v Board of Education ruling declaring segregation in public schools unconstitutional, the UCLA Civil Rights Project today published new research detailing school enrollment patterns and segregation in ... May 10, 2019
Press Release New Research Finds Decline in School Segregation in NYC's Rapidly Gentrifying Neighborhoods CRP researchers find elementary school enrollment patterns in NYC's most rapidly gentrifying areas have seen a decline in racial segregation, with the declines more evident in traditional public schools than in charter schools. Mar 11, 2019
Press Release New Federal Policies & Changes Pose Threats to College Access for Students of Color At a briefing on Capitol Hill, CRP released five newly commissioned studies--of minority serving institutions, incarcerated students, for-profit colleges, risk sharing proposals, and the current attack on race conscious admissions--that demonstrate the threats to college acc ... Sep 25, 2018
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