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Recent Updates
==Civil Rights==
===Recent Updates===
*The House of Representatives and Senate have voted to repeal rules and regulations parts of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) . ESSA was enacted by President Obama, with wide bi-partisan support, to create more . The Act expanded collaboration on testing and civil rights between the federal and state governments with regard to testing and civil rights; after the . After President signs Trump approves the legislation repeal, [[Trump_Administration#Secretary_of_Education_Betsy_DeVos|Education Secretary Betsy DeVos]] will have broad new power over our public education system.[https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/09/us/every-student-succeeds-act-essa-congress.html?_r=0]
*[[Trump_Administration#Education_Dept._Office_of_Civil_Rights_Deputy_Assistant_Secretary_Candice_Jackson|Candice Jackson]] was named as the deputy assistant secretary to the Education Department's Office of Civil Rights. Until someone is formally chosen and confirmed by the Senate to lead the OCR, Jackson is effectively in charge. Notably, Jackson wrote an op-ed against affirmative action for the student newspaper while at Stanford. [http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-essential-education-updates-southern-report-key-devos-hire-1492199901-htmlstory.html]

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