Education

State Responses to NAACP Call

May 22, 2002 1 min read

The following 28 states have responded to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s “Call for Action in Education” by submitting plans or letters identifying strategies they will implement or are now using to eradicate racial inequities in their schools, including factors that contribute to academic-achievement gaps. The NAACP has pledged to assist these states with their plans.

Alaska Missouri
Arizona Nebraska
Arkansas New Hampshire
California New Jersey
Connecticut New York
Delaware North Carolina
Georgia Oklahoma
Illinois South Carolina
Indiana Tennessee
Iowa Texas
Kansas Utah
Maine Washington
Maryland West Virginia
Mississippi Wisconsin

SOURCE: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

A version of this article appeared in the May 22, 2002 edition of Education Week as State Responses to NAACP Call