Understanding Title VI

A new primer from the Education Rights Institute explains schools’ obligations to prevent and remedy discrimination on race, color and national origin under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

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Video: Disparate Treatment vs. Disparate Impact

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About the Institute

The Education Rights Institute aims to expand the opportunity for every student in the United States to enjoy a right to a high-quality education.

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Read about research institute-affiliated scholars are producing.

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Learn about the staff of the institute.

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Affiliated faculty bring policy and research experience.

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Courses and Beyond

Courses, clinics and extracurricular activities offer students opportunities to learn the law and gain practical experience.

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News & Events

News and upcoming events from the institute.

Toward a High-Quality Education

A new report from the Education Rights Institute offers a primer on why reducing opportunity gaps — rather than achievement gaps — is the key to a high-quality education. It also introduces two important components of a high-quality education: college and career readiness and civic engagement.  

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