Civil, Human Rights Groups Go After Congress on ESSA

Civil and human rights organizations pushed back against Congress after the Senate joined the House of Representatives in using the Congressional Review Act to repeal a U.S. Department of Education rule finalized last year that would clarify states’ obligations under the Every Student Succeeds Act. [read more…]

Prince George's County Police Chief Hank Stawinski speaks before a Feb. 9 news conference to address a handful of racially charged photos stemming from the department. (William J. Ford/The Washington Informer)
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Black, Latino Officers File Complaint Against Prince George’s Police Department

Black and Latino officers with the Prince George’s County Police Department have filed a complaint against the agency for alleged racial epithets that included photos of a training dummy depicted as a black man. [read more…]