Honoring the Past by Changing the Future of Black Children

Honoring the Past by Changing the Future of Black Children

February is observed as Black History Month in the United States. In keeping with its roots, the observation most often focuses on the achievements of Black Americans from the past, often marked by daily quotations from notable Black leaders from all walks of life and...
K-2 suspension reductions a good first step, but…

K-2 suspension reductions a good first step, but…

The following letter to the Editor appeared in part in The Charlotte Observer on February 17, 2018. Dear Editor, Council for Children’s Rights has long advocated for reduction of suspensions in CMS. We spoke to the Board of Education (BOE) in favor of banning K-2...
Spotlight on Service – Katten Muchin Rosemann

Spotlight on Service – Katten Muchin Rosemann

As with any partnership that grows from the personal commitment of individuals in an organization to a common cause, it is hard to pick an exact date when the partnership began between Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and Council for Children’s Rights, but we know it has...
NC Class Size Mandate Bill Passes, Concerns Remain

NC Class Size Mandate Bill Passes, Concerns Remain

In 2017, the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) passed a bill requiring class sizes for kindergarten through third grade (K-3) to be reduced over the next two years. While lower class sizes can help teachers provide more personalized instruction to children, the...

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