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.
Center for Civil Rights Remedies joined by 32 organizations and 19 scholars urge Department of Education to Address Racial Discipline Disparities among Students with Disabilities
Center for Civil Rights Remedies joined by 32 organizations and 19 scholars urge Department of Education to Address Racial Discipline Disparities among Students with Disabilities: The attached letter was posted on Monday in response to a “request for information” from As ...
Jul 29, 2014
Researchers and Advocates Join Letter Urging Improved Public Reporting of Discipline Data
The Center for Civil Rights Remedies of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA and 14 co-signatories comment on proposed revisions to the Department of Education's State Performance Plan (SPP) and the Annual Performance Report (APR).
Apr 29, 2014
￼Reaction to Supreme Court Decision in Michigan Prop 2 Case
The Civil Rights Project deeply regrets yesterday’s decision by the Supreme Court, which ruled that Michigan’s Proposal 2, banning race-conscious college admissions, is constitutional.
Apr 24, 2014
Policy Briefing Spotlights What Works to Eliminate Disparities in School Discipline
A recent policy briefing in Washington, DC, on Thursday, March 13, 2014, highlighted the results of nearly three years of work by The Discipline Disparities Research-to-Practice Collaborative, 26 national experts on disparities in school discipline, including CRP's Center fo ...
Mar 15, 2014
CRP Researchers Reaffirm Findings of Increasing Segregation
Several researchers have recently published articles claiming that school segregation has actually not increased in recent decades, as we have reported in our publications. It turns out that these researchers preferred to measure something else—the randomness of distribut ...
Mar 13, 2014
Northern New England Schools Experience Early Racial Change
In this report, school segregation in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is analyzed and found to be presently modest and localized, especially compared to other parts of the country, but slow increases in racial diversity signal changes ahead for the region’s schools. The ...
Sep 24, 2014
Education Tool Guides Districts and Schools on Using LCFF to Narrow EL Achievement Gaps
A new educational guide is available that helps California schools, districts and teachers target the best ways to implement California's Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), so that it narrows the achievement gaps between the state’s English Learners (ELs) and all other ...
Sep 11, 2014
Two of Three CA School Districts Reduce Out-of-School Suspensions as Discipline Gap Narrows
Based on the statewide averages for 2011-12 and 2012-13, progress was made in reducing out-of-school suspensions in California schools for every racial/ethnic subgroup. “Disruption/Willful Defiance” suspensions still, however, account for the largest share of the problem ...
Jun 10, 2014
UCLA Report Finds Changing U.S. Demographics Transform School Segregation Landscape 60 Years After Brown v Board of Education
Segregation Increases after Desegregation Plans Terminated by Supreme Court
May 15, 2014
North Carolina’s Black Students Increasingly Isolated in Schools after Many Desegregation Plans Dissolved
Racial and Economic Isolation Intensifies Despite an Increasingly Multiracial Enrollment.
May 14, 2014