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U.S. Department of Education Awards Southern Education Foundation $8.4 Million, 5-Year Grant

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PLEDGE Fellowship Program Begins for Law School Leaders, Faculty in Partnership with AccessLex Institute

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University of Georgia Student Kaitlyn Mills Receives “Ginny Looney Servant Leader Award”

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Southern Education Foundation Submits Amicus Brief Highlighting How Leandro Plan Will Benefit All of North Carolina’s Students 

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Southern Education Foundation Submits Amicus Brief Opposing Federal Funding for South Carolina School Voucher Program

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SEF Statement on the Tennessee Supreme Court Ruling on the Constitutionality of the Education Savings Account Pilot Program

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Southern Education Foundation Releases Analysis of President Biden’s FY 2023 Budget Request

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SEF Statement on the 2022 State of the Union Address

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SEF and SPLC Announce First Recipient of Lynn Walker Huntley Social Justice Fellowship

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SEF Statement on the Bomb Threats Targeting Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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To Improve Academic Achievement, Look Outside the Classroom

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AccessLex Institute and the Southern Education Foundation Announce New Diversity-Driven Fellowship Program for Law School Professionals

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Proposed Election Legislation Would Undermine Local School Governance and Suppress Honest and Necessary Classroom Conversations

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How Is COVID-19 Affecting Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

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Southern Education Foundation Hires New Director of Research and Policy

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Southern Education Foundation President Praises Kentucky Court for Ruling School Voucher Law Unconstitutional

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Southern Education Foundation Signs on to Amicus Brief Opposing Kentucky School Voucher Program

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Kenita Williams Named Chief Operating Officer at Southern Education Foundation

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Civil Rights Fellowship Program for Early-Career Lawyers Opens Application Period

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Southern Education Foundation Announces 2021 Ginny Looney Servant Leader Awardee

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SEF Webinar - Teacher Stress and Burnout: The High Cost of Low Social and Emotional Development

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New Fellowship to Provide Crucial Civil Rights Training for Early-Career Lawyers

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Southern Education Foundation Announces 2021 Southern Education Leadership Initiative Fellows

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SEF Webinar - Learn more about a new research grant opportunity from SEF and the TIAA Institute

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SEF Statement on President Biden's Intention to Nominate Catherine Lhamon to Serve as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education

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SEF Statement on President Biden's Education Equity Proposals in the American Families Plan

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SEF Webinar - Recovery and Reinvention: District and Agency Strategies for Advancing Education Equity

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SEF Statement on Increased Funding for the Federal Charter School Program

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Southern Education Foundation Submits Amicus Brief Opposing Tennessee School Voucher Plan

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Charter Schools: An Experiment In Education Worth Reviewing

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Kenita Williams Named Chief of Staff at Southern Education Foundation

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Why HBCUs Saw Huge Investments In 2020 And What’s Next

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Leading Equity and Education Organizations Oppose Georgia Voucher Bill

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Ain't Misbehavin': How Do We Handle Student Discipline?

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The U.S. K-12 Digital Divide Has Narrowed, but Must Close to Eliminate Risks to Students and the Economy

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SEF Praises Biden Choice to Lead Department of Education

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Education Equity in the 2020 U.S. Senate Runoff

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Southern Education Foundation Provides Recommendations for Equitable Education Under a Biden Presidency

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A Reset Of Public Education

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School Boards Are The Baseline Of Our Democracy

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The Digital Divide Didn’t Go Away, It Went Underground

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Education Equity on the 2020 Ballot

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SEF Urges District Court to Protect Public Schools

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How Can School Districts Support Equitable Distance Learning?

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SEF Joins South Carolina Education Groups in Criticizing Governor’s School Funding Announcement

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SEF Mourns the Passing of Reverend C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis

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Federal Pandemic Relief Funding for Public Schools is Not Diverted to Private Schools

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Supreme Court Ruling in Espinoza Represents a Further Drain on Public Education Funds, says Education Equity Leader

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SEF Partners With Seven Organizations to Oppose GA School Voucher Expansion

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SEF Holds Informational Meeting with Georgia Legislative Black Caucus

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Southern Education Foundation Announces a New Board Chairman and Appointment of New Trustee

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Teacher Activism is Making Red State Governor’s Races Competitive

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SEF Board Member, Kenneth Jones, Named VP & CFO of the MacArthur Foundation

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Group Wants Cobb Schools to Address Racism, Bias in Classroom

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SELI 2019 Fellow, Bailey Deavers, Advocates for Educational Equity through SELI Fellowship

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Spotlight SELI 2019 Fellow, Kanesha Barnes, Develops College Magazine for S. Carolina Commission on Higher Ed

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The Texas Legislature must recognize the cost and benefit of high-quality education for all