Obama Administration: More Civil Rights Enforcement in Schools
Paulson, Amanda, The Christian Science Monitor
The Obama administration intends to step up enforcement of civil rights laws that apply to schools. Education Secretary Arne Duncan made the announcement in a speech in Selma, Ala., timed to commemorate the 45th anniversary of civil rights marches there.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan signaled Monday the Obama administration's intention to step up enforcement of civil rights laws that apply to schools and colleges, many of which are often ignored.
In remarks delivered in Selma, Ala, timed to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the marches in which civil rights protesters were brutally attacked by police, Secretary Duncan said, "The truth is that, in the last …
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