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Parker, Laurence – Review of Research in Education, 2005
Passed by the U.S. Congress in the spring of 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was one of the most significant and expansive education policy initiatives ever undertaken by the federal government. The main component of the act, Title I, allocated significant resources to…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Public Education
Yosso, Tara J.; Parker, Laurence; Solorzano, Daniel G.; Lynn, Marvin – Review of Research in Education, 2004
In this chapter, the authors outline critical race theory (CRT) as an analytical framework that originated in schools of law to examine and challenge the continuing significance of race and racism in U.S. society. They then describe the CRT framework within the field of education. CRT scholarship offers an explanatory structure that accounts for…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Higher Education, Racial Bias