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A pair of 4th graders mind the exit doors last month at Wilt Elementary School, a diverse schools in Louisville, Ky.
—Swikar Patel/Education Week

Ky. District 'Keeps Faith' on School Desegregation

Despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down its race-based student-assignment plan, Jefferson County is maintaining diverse schools and improving achievement. (May 13, 2014)

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Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions.
July 30, 2014 - AP
Forty-two years after he lost his job as a social studies teacher, Jim Gaylord received an apology from the Tacoma, Wash., school district.
July 17, 2014 - AP
In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes in what has been a top second-term priority of his presidency.
June 30, 2014 - AP
From California to Maryland, schools are preparing for an unprecedented increase in the flow of Central American children and youths streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border and arriving alone.
June 27, 2014 - Education Week
On the eve of President Obama's first official visit to Indian Country, discontent is growing over a federal proposal to overhaul the much-criticized Bureau of Indian Education.
June 12, 2014 - Education Week
Access to higher education coursework as a high school student helped Karina Madrigal become a first-generation college graduate.
June 10, 2014 - Education Week
Higher education has an essential role to play in encouraging younger students to pursue college options, writes Lindsey Malcom-Piqueux.
June 10, 2014 - Education Week
H. Richard Milner's search for a high-quality, diverse preschool for his daughters revealed early-education inequities.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
Members of historically disadvantaged minority groups make up a disproportionate share of dropouts.
June 2, 2014 - Education Week
A surge of Latino students in public schools in the past two decades coincided with a retreat from major desegregation efforts in many school districts, researchers argue.
May 20, 2014 - Education Week

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