Standing Watch

December 2011
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;12/22/2011, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p12
The article presents a profile of Russlynn Ali, the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. Particular focus is given to her efforts to enforce laws regarding educational equity and the ability of her agency to examine issues and possible violations related to academic opportunities for minority students, school disciplinary practices, and discrimination in schools.


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