Brown v. Board
Law & Courts Should 'Brown v. Board of Education' Be Renamed? The Debate, Explained
Descendants contend the companion case Briggs v. Elliott was unfairly bumped from the top of the historic decision.
Law & Courts As a Skeptical Supreme Court Weighs Race in College Admissions, 'Brown' Looms Large
The cases heard Monday involve Harvard and the University of North Carolina, but a decision could be felt in K-12 education.
Law & Courts 4 Things to Know About the Affirmative Action Showdown Before the Supreme Court
The justices on Monday weigh the use of race in admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, with K-12 implications.
Teaching Profession Q&A 'Brown v. Board' Decimated the Black Educator Pipeline. A Scholar Explains How
A new book digs into a lesser-known and negative consequence of one of the nation's most significant civil rights milestones.
Law & Courts Leaked Abortion Draft Has Supreme Court Education Cases in Political Cross-Hairs
Conservatives have taken aim at decisions on educating immigrants, race in admissions, and religion. Liberals have some cases in mind, too.
Law & Courts 'Brown v. Board' Cited in Draft Supreme Court Opinion to Back Overturning Abortion Rights
The leaked opinion in a case still to be decided by the Supreme Court cites landmark decisions including Brown v. Board of Education.
Education Barrett Says 'Brown v. Board of Education' Is 'Superprecedent' Beyond Overruling
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said it would be "unthinkable" for the landmark "Brown" desegregation decision to be overruled.
Law & Courts 65 Years After 'Brown v. Board,' Where Are All the Black Educators?
The landmark Supreme Court decision that integrated schools 65 years ago had an unintended effect that’s still felt today: Thousands of black teachers and principals lost their jobs.
Education Kavanaugh: 'Brown v. Board of Education' Is Supreme Court's 'Greatest Moment'
Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh praised the landmark desegregation decision at his confirmation hearing, but said the efforts to fulfill its promise remain unfinished.
Equity & Diversity On 'Brown v. Board of Education' Anniversary, Dems Blast Trump's Civil Rights Record
Congressional Democrats held a forum on various civil rights issues in education on the 64th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that prohibited laws establishing segregated schools.
Education 64 Years After Brown v. Board, Many Schools Are Separate and Unequal
Sixty-four years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the principle of "separate but equal" education, public schools in many communities remain highly segregated and schools where students of color are the majority usually lag behind those with majority white student bodies on things like access to rigorous courses and school-based librarians.
School & District Management Decades After Brown v. Board, Unequal Class Offerings Remain a Problem
A new study shows just how thin the course offerings can be at some schools serving mostly students of color in comparison to the curricula at nearby, white-majority schools.
Education Questions on 'Brown v. Board of Education' Often a 'Catch 22' for Judicial Nominees
The landmark school desegregation ruling may be settled law, but can also be used to put nominees on the spot, as one of President Donald Trump's picks for the federal bench saw this week.