RELIGIOUS CLUBS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS: WHAT HAPPENED AFTER MERGENS?
- ILLINOIS: Court says student can wear anti-gay T-shirt. // Gay & Lesbian Times;05/01/2008, Issue 1062, p20
The article reports that the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, Illinois has overturned a decision banning Alexander Nuxoll from wearing "Be Happy, Not Gay" T-shirt at his high school campus in Naperville on April 23, 2008.
- White House backs Safe Schools Improvement Act. // Empty Closet;May2012, Issue 456, p14
The article reports that the U.S. government endorsed the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) and the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA). The SSIA requires school districts to adopt codes of conduct that prohibit bullying and harassment and the SNDA prohibits discrimination in public schools...
- Desegregation NOW. // Time;6/7/1968, Vol. 91 Issue 23, p55
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the segregation of African-American students in school. It notes that the court's decision to desegregate African-American is in line with its aim to eliminate racial discrimination. Georgia Governor Lester Maddox believes...
- NATIONAL Obama under fire for discrimination policy; tweets on GLBT progress. // Out & About;May2012, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p8
The article reports that U.S. President Barack Obama has declared his support for the Safe Schools Improvement Act and the Student Non-Discrimination Act on April 20, 2012.
- In national movement: New Orleans, Chicago, Newark fight 'discriminatory' school closings. Harden, Kari Dequine // Michigan Citizen;6/22/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 33, pA5
The article reports on the federal complaints filed by the states of New Orleans, Chicago, and Newark, under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, against discriminatory school closures and its harmful impact on Black and brown children.
- Advocates see more work to be done on college diversity. Navia, Tomas // Hill;7/30/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 88, p23
The article discusses the ban on preferential treatment based on race, ethnicity, national origin and gender, exercised by U.S. colleges and universities in admitting students to college, stating that more work needs to be done to promote college diversity in terms of ethnicity of students.
- Californian Right-Wing Activists Seek to Strip Schools of Safety from Discrimination. McCaffrey, Colleen // Curve;May2008, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p31
The article reports that the Student Civil Rights Act or SB 777 in California was challenged by a lawsuit filed by lawyers for Advocates for Faith and Freedom and the Alliance Defense Fund. Under SB 777 discrimination in publicly funded schools are not allowed. The lawsuit was dismissed for lack...
- Introduction. FERRUOLO, STEPHEN C. // San Diego Law Review;Fall2015, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p807
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses several reports published within issue on topics examining the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case Brown v. Board of Education including racial advancement; incarceration rate of African Americans; and equal justice.
- Tribute to the Special Issue. WIGGINS, MARY JO // San Diego Law Review;Fall2015, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p811
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses several reports published within issue on topics examining the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in case Brown v. Board of Education including racial discrimination, need of racial equity, and representation of minority students.