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  • How Business Leaders Can Save Education
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    How Business Leaders Can Save Education

    The Heritage Foundation sponsored a forum on methods to improve inner city schools and to assess what role American business and African-American business leaders can play in improving…

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  • AfricanAmericans and Education
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    African-Americans and Education

    The speakers described ways of improving inner city schools. Issues raised in the forum included the participation of the business community in vocational education, and the use of school…

    41 views
  • Equal Opportunity in Education
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    Equal Opportunity in Education

    Assistant Secretary Williams talked about his past two years in the Department of Education. He spoke about the issues that he faced including civil rights and insuring equal opportunity in…

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  • Minority Scholarships
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    Minority Scholarships

    Education Secretary Lamar Alexander spoke with reporters about his proposed policy on race-specific scholarships. This was the formal announcement of the policy, which would restrict…

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  • Education Department Office of Civil Rights
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    Education Department Office of Civil Rights

    The committee heard testimony on the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, an agency designed to enforce civil rights legislation in U.S. schools. The committee specifically wanted to…

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  • Race and Sex on Campus
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    Race and Sex on Campus

    The panelists discussed issues relevant to current debate on the “political correctness” of American college campuses, including censorship, anti-harassment codes, and curriculum reformation. They…

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  • RaceBased Scholarships
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    Race-Based Scholarships

    Forty-five minutes before the hearing of the House Government Operations subcommittee, Secretary of the Department of Education Lamar Alexander and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Michael Williams…

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  • Awarding Scholarships to Minorities
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    Awarding Scholarships to Minorities

    The previous week, the Department of Education announced that federally funded college scholarships based only on race are discriminatory. Mr. Williams made the ruling based on the 1964…

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