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November 14, 2014

Academic Benefits of Mexican-American Studies Reaffirmed in New Analysis

An updated analysis on Tucson's controversial Mexican-American studies program shows that students who participated in the courses were more likely to graduate from high school and pass standardized exams they had previously failed.

August 26, 2014

Arkansas Desegregation Agreement Outlives the Law It Is Based On

A group of Arkansas school districts are bound by a desegregation agreement to follow a 1989 state law that has since been declared unconstitutional. What happens next?

August 05, 2014

Judge Reaffirms Student-Data Order in Louisiana Voucher Case

A federal judge rejects a motion from parents that he toss his earlier order over data sought by the U.S. Department of Justice.

June 25, 2014

Final Questions

In our final week, we ask each other the lingering short questions that hadn't made it into our previous conversations.

May 16, 2014

Sylvia Mendez and California's School Desegregation Story

Mexican-American parents in California won the first federal challenge of segregated schools in a case that was decided seven years before the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.

May 15, 2014

Sixty Years After Brown, Latino Students Are Most Segregated, Report Says

A surge of Latino students in public schools in the last two decades coincided with a retreat from major desegregation efforts in many school districts, researchers argue.

May 14, 2014

Addressing Virtually Segregated Schools

Kent McGuire: Segregation matters, especially if it impacts the distribution of resources, shapes policy decisions ... and affects the distribution of talented teachers

April 18, 2014

ProPublica Examines Resegregation of Schools, 60 Years After Brown Decision

The nonprofit journalism site reports that the gains of the desegregation era have eroded in many places, including Tuscaloosa, Ala., the focus of its investigation.

April 09, 2014

Louisiana Must Report Voucher Data to the U.S., Judge Rules

In a long-running dispute, a federal judge has ordered Louisiana to provide annual data to the federal government on the students participating in the state's private school voucher program.

April 09, 2014

Louisiana Ordered to Provide Voucher Data to U.S.

In a long-running dispute, a federal judge has ordered Louisiana to provide annual data to the federal government on the students participating in the state's private school voucher program.

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