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von Spakovsky, Hans A. – Heritage Foundation, 2018
More than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, recent studies, complaints filed with the U.S. Department of Education, and lawsuits filed against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveal that many academic institutions are engaging in blatant racial discrimination by gaming the system,…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Higher Education, Selective Admission, Civil Rights Legislation
Duleep, Harriet Orcutt; And Others – 1988
This report addresses the issues of whether discrimination adversely affects the economic status of Asian Americans today, and whether this group's relative economic status has improved over time. The study separately examines the economic status of the following six largest Asian groups in America: (1) Chinese; (2) Filipinos; (3) Japanese; (4)…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Civil Rights Legislation, Economic Status
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1980
This is a report of the oversight hearing held in Washington, D.C., on August 19, 1980, on the federal enforcement of equal employment opportunity laws (section 717 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964). It focuses on findings of the subcommittee's survey of forty-five selected Federal agencies which generally show underrepresentation of women and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnic Discrimination
Miller, Kevin – American Association of University Women, 2017
This document provides a summary of and recommendations from the larger report, "Deeper in Debt: Women and Student Loans" (ED580345). Over the course of the past few decades student loans have become an increasingly common means of paying for a college education. Most students who complete a college program now take on student loans, and…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Student Loan Programs, Females, Paying for College
Miller, Kevin – American Association of University Women, 2017
Over the course of the past few decades student loans have become an increasingly common means of paying for a college education. Most students who complete a college program now take on student loans, and the amount of student debt that students assume has increased along with the price of attending college. At this time about 44 million…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Females, Student Loan Programs, College Students
Wagner, Chandi – Center for Public Education, 2017
In 1954, "Brown v. Board of Education" struck down state laws that required schools to be segregated by race, which then existed in 17 southern states. Yet in 2016, many schools across the country are still segregated along largely racial and socioeconomic lines. There are many reasons schools aren't better integrated. School district…
Descriptors: School Segregation, Racial Discrimination, Poverty, Academic Achievement
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Rossell, Christine H. – Brookings Papers on Education Policy, 2000
Since the 1960s, the U.S. Department of Education has enthusiastically embraced bilingual education. In this paper, the author evaluates the federal bilingual education program. Based on her studies of the implementation of bilingual education in California, Massachusetts, and New York City, she concludes that the program is of dubious value. She…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Bilingual Education, Minority Group Children, Bilingualism