Duncan Vows Tougher Civil Rights Action

Zehr, Mary Ann
March 2010
Education Week;3/17/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p16
The article discusses U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's pledge to increase the civil rights enforcement in U.S. schools with compliance reviews ensuring that students have equal access to educational opportunities. Stephanie Monroe, the U.S. Department of Education's assistant secretary for civil rights from January 2006 through January 2009, defends the department's record. Civil rights consultant Catherine Collier comments on the differences in compliance reviews since the year 2000.


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