Norma V. Cantu

Norma V. Cantu

Norma V. Cantú , an American civil rights lawyer and educator, is currently a professor at the University of Texas at Austin in both its law and education schools. Previously, she served as the Assistant Secretary of Education for the Office for Civil Rights under President William Clinton and as regional counsel for the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund . Wikipedia*

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Norma V. Cantu has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 350 views per program as a Professor for the Law and Education of the University of Texas at Austin. Most common tag: Schools.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Professor, Law and Education, University of Texas at Austin Videos: 1

Previously

Assistant Secretary, Civil Rights Division, Department of Education c. May 1, 1993 - c. December 31, 2001 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Race-Based College Admissions Policies

    Race-Based College Admissions Policies

    Panelists discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Fisher v. University of Texas decision that reconsidered racial preferences in…

  • Minority Dropout Rates

    Minority Dropout Rates

    Educators spoke about a school dropout problem which was especially prevalent in ethnic minority communities. Among the topics…

  • Title IX Anniversary

    Title IX Anniversary

    After a Title IX anniversary event with President Clinton, Secretary Riley and other attendees talked briefly to reporters…

  • Public School Desegregation

    Public School Desegregation

    Guests discussed the effectiveness of public school desegregation to provide equal educational opportunites for all…

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