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Jan 03, 2013, 10:15 ET New CHSE Executive Director Leverages Advocacy Expertise

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights and...


Mar 07, 2012, 16:27 ET New Data from Office of Civil Rights Reveals Vast Inequities in Our Nation's Schools

 The Campaign for High School Equity — a coalition of leading civil rights and education advocacy organizations focused on high school...


Feb 29, 2012, 16:43 ET Campaign for High School Equity Calls for Strong Accountability in Federal Education Policy

On Tuesday, February 28, the House Education and the Workforce Committee passed the Student Success Act (H.R. 3989), which would amend and...


Jan 25, 2012, 04:00 ET Civil Rights Organizations to President Obama: Investment in Education Reform is Critical to U.S. Economic Stability

The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights and education advocacy organizations, is calling on...


Jan 12, 2012, 15:07 ET Leading Civil Rights Groups Urge Secretary Duncan to Hold States Accountable to ESEA Waiver Application Guidelines

States are Failing to Engage Diverse Communities and Other Requirements for Student Success The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE)...


Sep 23, 2011, 21:19 ET Leading Civil Rights Groups Call for Robust Engagement of Communities of Color in ESEA Waiver Implementation

Only with strong accountability, high quality academic standards and meaningful engagement of communities of color can we protect our nation's...


Sep 16, 2011, 12:29 ET U.S. Senate Bills to Fix ESEA Leave the Nation's Future Workforce Unprotected

A series of Senate bills, introduced by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Mark Kirk (R-IL), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), and Richard Burr (R-NC), to amend...


Aug 10, 2011, 04:00 ET Civil Rights Organizations Call for Strong Oversight of ESEA Waivers for States and School Districts

The Campaign for High School Equity, a coalition of leading civil rights and education advocacy organizations, is calling on the Obama...


Jun 07, 2011, 05:00 ET Civil Rights Coalition Unveils Plan to Transform America's High Schools into Catalysts for Success

Plan Details a Collective Vision for Meaningful High School Reform The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a diverse coalition of leading...


Apr 15, 2011, 04:00 ET Civil Rights Organizations Address Challenges, Outline Comprehensive Solutions to Reform Tennessee's Public Schools

The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights organizations focusing on high school education reform, will join...


Apr 11, 2011, 09:47 ET Civil Rights Coalition Challenges Nation's School Boards to Lead Progress Toward Higher Academic Standards

Campaign for High School Equity Points to Potential to Improve Academic Achievement, Lower Dropout Rates as Immediate Benefit of Common Core State...


Mar 14, 2011, 08:45 ET Civil Rights Organizations, Parents, Educators, and Policy Makers Commit to Collaboration on Reforming Georgia High Schools

Georgia parents, educators, community leaders, and policy makers have committed to work together to raise the bar in public education by ensuring...


Jan 26, 2011, 07:08 ET Civil Rights Organizations Point to President Obama's Call for Robust Investment in Education as Essential to Achieving Economic Prosperity

The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights organizations, agrees with President Obama's call for meaningful...


Jan 06, 2011, 17:39 ET CHSE Cites New Report as Cause for Concern in Road to Successful Implementation of Common Core State Standards

A new report released today by the Center on Education Policy (CEP) identifies areas of critical need as states begin the process of implementing...


Aug 26, 2010, 11:20 ET Campaign for High School Equity Calls on Community Leaders, Parents to Advocate for Equity in Implementation of Common Core State Standards

While each year nearly 28,000 students of color do not graduate from Georgia high schools, the State Board of Education's recent decision to pass...


Jul 07, 2010, 14:00 ET CHSE Offers Improved Graduation Rates Among Students of Color as Solution to Economic Crisis

Data suggest new graduates would add billions to regional coffers The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE) today joined one of its partners,...


Jun 01, 2010, 16:40 ET Campaign for High School Equity Optimistic About Common Standards Release

CHSE Sees Key Opportunity for Communities of Color ***Interview Alert*** The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of civil...


Mar 25, 2010, 14:00 ET Students of Color Deserve Effective Teachers

Civil rights coalition urges equitable distribution of the best educators to close the achievement gap High-quality teachers are the strongest...


Mar 18, 2010, 10:50 ET Campaign for High School Equity Calls for ESEA That Ensures Success for All Students

The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a civil rights coalition focused on high school reform, today told the House Early Childhood,...


Mar 12, 2010, 12:00 ET Campaign for High School Equity is Encouraged by Release of Draft Common Core State Standards

CHSE Calls for Sustained Engagement of Communities of Color The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of civil rights...


Feb 02, 2010, 14:42 ET President's 2011 Budget Represents Opportunity to Close Achievement Gap

Campaign for High School Equity Calls for Focus on High School Students of Color for Meaningful Outcomes WASHINGTON, Feb. 2...


Jan 28, 2010, 10:41 ET The State of the Union: Administration, Congress Must Pair Education Investment With Policy Change, Says Campaign for High School Equity

The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of civil rights organizations focused on high school education reform, is encouraged by...


Dec 10, 2009, 11:40 ET Congressional Action Gives High School Students of Color, Low-Income Students Greater Opportunity to Succeed, says Campaign for High School Equity

By directing fiscal year 2010 Labor-HHS-Education appropriations toward high school programs and the students who are least likely to graduate...


Nov 19, 2009, 09:30 ET Campaign for High School Equity Outlines Need to Extend Expanded Learning Opportunities to All High School Students

Civil rights coalition urges equitable distribution, evaluation of programs to close the achievement gap Expanded learning opportunities...


Jul 24, 2009, 09:30 ET Campaign for High School Equity Outlines Approach to Common Standards With Students of Color in Mind

At a briefing today, the Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE) provided recommendations for the development of common academic standards that...