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What’s New2019-07-01T14:11:28-05:00

Stay updated on recent work to ensure all children an equitable education.

Recent Blogs

  • Public Schools Are Failing 8th Graders—But CDF Freedom Schools Can Help

    Last week, the National Assessment Governing Board released the results of the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), known as The Nation’s Report Card.

  • Civil Rights Community Demands Department of Education Put Students First

    Arrive at the intersection of educational inequality, poverty and racial inequity and you’ll find a legion of substandard for-profit higher education programs that have long been under scrutiny for their predatory practices, high cost and low value.

  • We should be investing in education, not incarceration

    Earlier this school year, 6-year-old Kaia was handcuffed, arrested, and taken to a juvenile detention center where she was charged with battery for having a tantrum in her first grade class. How Kaia was treated is appalling, and yet the criminalization of our children is all too common: A child is arrested every 39 seconds in America and about 76,000 children are placed in the adult criminal justice system annually.