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Topic: Brown v. Board of Education

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May 22, 2014 at 7:10 AM

Address income disparities in place of affirmative action

OK, if the 14th Amendment prohibits ongoing racial preferences — traditional affirmative action — how about focusing on income disparities without regard to the racial makeup of the population involved [“Brown v. Board of Education: was it worth it?” Opinion, May 17]. That would make additional resources available to all who qualify without…

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Comments | More in Affirmative action | Topics: Brown v. Board of Education, Ken Mortland, School Improvement Grants

May 20, 2014 at 6:05 AM

On anniversary of Brown v. Board, encourage education worldwide

Thank you for the guest column by Robin Washington [“Brown v. Board of Education: was it worth it?” Opinion, May 17]. Interesting to see this excellent column on the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling from our U.S. Supreme Court. One of the many haunting quotes in the column: “The…

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Comments | More in Education | Topics: Bob Dickerson, Brown v. Board of Education, girls education