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Advancing Human Rights 2017: A Status Report on Human Rights in the United States
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2017 Human Rights Status Report: Advancing Human Rights

Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country and a finer world to live in. - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Click here to download USHRN's 2017 Status Report on Human Rights in the...
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FERPA & Homeless Students: Understanding & Applying the Law

Fact Sheet for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) prepared by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty.
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Human Right to Dignity in School

NESRI's Human Right to Education Fact Sheet no. 2, May 2006.
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Test, Punish, and Push Out: How “Zero Tolerance” and High–Stakes Testing Funnel Youth Into the School-to-Prison Pipeline

A 2010 report by the Advancement Project which explores the current state of zero-tolerance school discipline across the country, and the effect of this policy on students, educators, and schools.
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See Me, Hear Me: A Guide to Using the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Promote the Rights of Children

A 2009 guide published by Save the Children which was prepared for child and disability rights advocates and civil society organizations for interpreting and implementing the rights of children with disabilities.
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Plan for a New Future: The Impact of Social Security Reform on People of Color

A 2011 report by the Commission to Modernize Social Security which effort to identify proposals to extend Social Security’s long term solvency while also modernizing the program to meet the...
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