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US Schools Become Minority Majority

The US is poised to begin a new era; the overall number of Latino, African-American and Asian students in public schools is expected to surpass the number of non-Hispanic whites.

09/08/2014

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Banning Suspension Of Pre-K Children

Research shows that 3 and 4-year-olds aren’t able to connect their misbehavior with punishment and expulsion can begin a downward cycle.

08/05/2014

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Hispanics Seem Forgotten In Civil Rights History

An interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in Education Week by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.

06/24/2014

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Latinos Most Segregated Population In US

Findings from the Civil Rights Project at the University of California reveal that Latinos are the fastest growing and the most segregated group in the US.

06/02/2014

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Discriminatory Hiring Practices

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed claims this month against two companies that don’t seem to have much in common – except for their hiring practices.

07/26/2013

No ‘Reverse Discrimination’

Many people refer to illegal conduct against a white person as “reverse discrimination”. But there’s no law against “reverse discrimination.” Here’s why.

11/12/2012

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Urban Outfitters Deflects Shareholder Pitch For Women, Minorities On Corporate Board

A measure calling on retailer Urban Outfitters to consider including women and minorities on the company’s corporate board was defeated by shareholders during the annual meeting of the South Philadelphia-based company.

05/17/2011

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