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Michael L. Williams, the Education Department's new assistant secretary for civil rights, has announced that he plans to focus the agency's attention on issues that civil-rights advocates contend were considered "off limits" under the Reagan Administration.
Black and white leaders in Selma, Ala., last week agreed to share power on the school board and to drop litigation against each other in an effort to end eight months of racial tension and protests at the city's public schools.
Black and white leaders in Selma, Ala., last week agreed to share power on the school board and to drop litigation against each other in an effort to end eight months of racial tension and protests at the city's public schools.
A recent Wall Street Journal article on education bore the headline, "Schoolteachers Say It's Wrongheaded to Try to Teach Students What's Right." This view is not new.
FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. Additional grants in support of Editorial Projects in Education’s data journalism and video capacity come from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and the Schott Foundation for Public Education. (Updated 1/1/2017)

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