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Civil Rights and African American History

An overview of government publications, by department or agency, related to civil rights and African American history

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The Department of Education's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence, prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education." -(  Listed on this page are documents that concern civil rights issues within the Department of Education.

Protecting the civil rights of students in the juvenile justice system

2013-2014 civil rights data collection, a first look : key data highlights on equity and opportunity gaps in our nation's schools

Guidance on the use of race in assigning students to elementary and secondary schools

Guidance on the use of race in postsecondary student admissions