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Shavar Jeffries

Shavar Jeffries is a civil rights attorney and the president of Democrats for Education Reform.

Recent Stories

OPINION: Race to the Top laws are still on the books, but state commitments remain uneven

On the 10th anniversary of a key piece of education-equity legislation, more work is needed

OPINION: ‘Tests may not be biased, but the system is’

Stuyvesant High School's acceptance of seven black students for its 895 spots proves that it's time to take action

OPINION: It’s time for us to be what my grandmother was to me after my mother’s murder: An advocate

An argument for maintaining a vigorous Office for Civil Rights in the Education Department