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60th anniversary of Brown v Board aims to light fire

In this Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, Adofo Muhammad, center, principal of Bedford Academy High School, teaches 10th and 11th graders in his Global Studies class in the Brooklyn Borough of New York. New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino student...

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Research proves still separate and still unequal
In light of research released by the Department of Education, the Brown v. Board of Education ruling’s 60th anniversary Saturday proves less a cause for celebration as grounds for questioning remaining education inequities.
Brown v. Board was the historic ruling that declared “separate but equal” not only an impossibility, but unconstitutional. The National Education Association is using the occasion to point out that American public education is still separate and still unequal.
The NEA and the Journey for Justice rallied in Washington on Tuesday. The rally was called the Alliance to Reclaim ...


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