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Civil Rights and Federal Higher Education, edited by Nicholas Hillman and Gary Orfield, is available from Harvard Education Press.

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Featured News Civil Rights Project proposes new integration plan for Jefferson County schools
The CRP makes available to the public a new proposed integration plan for the JCPS schools.
Featured News Statement on the California Budget Crisis and College Opportunity
Tiny Tax Cut for Most Californians Equals Huge and Hidden Tax on California’s College Students
Featured News CRP Publishes New Manual To Help Suburban Schools Achieve Positive And Lasting Multiracial Diversity
This manual provides invaluable guidance for education stakeholders in suburban school districts — including school board members, parents, students, community activists, administrators, policymakers and attorneys — promoting racially diverse, high quality schools.
Featured News Federal Policy Guidance Issued on the Rights of Undocumented School Children
The Department of Justice and the Department of Education just last week issued guidance to school officials across the U.S. outlining their responsibilities, under the guarantee against discrimination in the l964 Civil Rights Act and the Supreme Court's 1982 decision, Plyler v. Doe, to admit and give public education to all resident children in the U.S. regardless of their immigration status.
Featured News Civil Rights and the Future of Federal Education Law: a Research Briefing on Capitol Hill
A Washington, D.C. briefing at the U.S. Capitol by the Civil Rights Project last week generated an active discussion of research on the intersection of public education and civil rights, with leading scholars suggesting ways in which federal education policy could better foster equal opportunity for all groups of students and further progress in both educational outcomes and race relations.
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