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Language Rights
High Stakes Testing
Gender Issues
No Child Left Behind
Students With Disabilities
Migrant Education
Homeless Student Education
School Reform
School Discipline
Immigrant Issues
Charter Schools
Runaway Teens
“Race in American Public Schools: Rapidly Resegregating School Districts,

Adequacy and Equity
Filed in 2000, Williams v. California alleged that the California Department of Education failed to provide public school students with equal access to instructional materials, safe and decent school facilities, and qualified teachers. The settlement is being implemented through (SB) 6, SB 550, (AB) 1550, AB 2727, AB 3001 enacted in August 2004. Up to 2.3 million California public school students may benefit.

For a discussion of all of the cases around the U.S. involving this issue see
“Overview and Inventory of State Education Reforms: 1900 to 2000”,

Affirmative Action
Grutter v. Bollinger (02-241) and Gratz v. Bollinger (02-516) (June 23, 2003)
Everything you wanted to know about these two cases that challenged the affirmative action programs at the University of Michigan. Find background information, court briefs and court opinions, commentary by constitutional scholars, and resources for instructors concerning class discussion about affirmative action

Preserving Affirmative Action

Hate Crimes
Information on California Hate Crimes