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NY Community Comes Together to Fight for Justice in Local School District

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   May 13, 2014 12:00 AM
Take Action:  Urge Governor Cuomo to intervene in the East Ramapo Central School District. In Rockland County, New York, just northwest of New York City, a large community of Haredi Jews live in the town of Monsey. While the vast majority of the Haredi community send their children to private yeshivas, they also control a […]

Affirmative Action at the Court

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   May 7, 2014 12:00 AM
Last week, the Supreme Court decided Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, ruling that Michigan voters could choose to prohibit sex- and race-based preferences in higher education admissions. The decision was disappointing to many civil rights advocates, but given the scope of the ruling does not represent the end of affirmative action. In 2006, […]

National Call-In Day: Support Funding Global Education Today

Fresh Updates from RAC » Education   |   Apr 28, 2014 12:00 AM
Fifty seven million primary-aged school children are currently out of school, and worldwide, 250 million children cannot read, write, or count.   The Global Partnership for Education is the only international partnership exclusively dedicated to ensuring all children have access to quality education.  The GPE was established in 2002, and is comprised of nearly 60 developing […]
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