Five Things You Need to Know About Brown vs. Board

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May 16, 2019 02:51 pm

It’s been 65 years since the landmark decision in the Brown vs. Board of Education case changed the course of history in this country. Yes, it has been that long since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that “separate but equal” has no place in the field of public education; yet, too many students are still not receiving opportunities that most of us want and seek for all children. Additionally, too many students face learning environments that are in disrepair or have a shortage of basic learning tools from pencils to paper to computers. 

While you may be familiar with Brown vs. Board, you may not know these five important details about the landmark case.

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#OurChallengeOurHope, Brown vs. Board, Equity, Students of Color

Oakland High School Graduate Brings His Linked Learning Success Story to Capitol Hill

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June 18, 2018 03:42 pm

As a child, Amin Robinson dreamed of becoming a firefighter, but his ambitions changed as he grew older. Today, this member of the Class of 2018 (pictured here in his high school graduation cap and gown) is an aspiring artist with an interest in increasing diversity and representation for people of color. His experiences as a student in the Visual Arts Academy Magnet Program (VAAMP) at Oakland High School in California offered Amin a unique opportunity to engage his passion for art both inside and outside the classroom, boosting his confidence in himself and his future.

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Career & Technical Education, Linked Learning