CIVIL RIGHTS RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE ON EDUCATION INFORMING CHANGE
This October 2010 Roundtable convened national civil rights leaders and their senior education staff with researchers and policy analysts to work on the most pressing issues in education reform. Roundtable briefs are highlighted below.
From College Access to Completion: State and Federal Policy Levers
This research brief examines the available research and evidence to paint a picture of college completion in America and shed light on both the major causes of and promising policy solutions to the enormous mismatch observed between aspirations and actuality—particularly among low-income students, students of color and non-traditional students. The brief is available here.
Warren Institute Examines Common Core Standards
This brief examines the available research to better understand how the adoption of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, an effort led by governors and state school leaders to promote universal adoption of "fewer, clearer, higher" academic standards, might affect students of color and English Language Learners (ELL). The brief is available here.