Fact Sheets

Essential information on critical issues and debates from the Applied Research Center’s research and policy departments.

California's New Majority 2004 - Summary

Apr 15, 2006

2004 Legislative Report Card on Race. Summary. PDF download available here .

Cruel and Usual Executive Summary

Apr 15, 2006

By Rebecca Gordon. Executive Summary. Women are subject to sexual inquisitions in welfare offices.

No Exit?

Apr 13, 2006

Testing, Tracking, and Students of Color in U.S Public Schools © Applied Research Center, February 1999. Principal Researchers: Rebecca Gordon & Libero Della Piana. Additional research by: Phyllida Burlingame, Akilah Monifa & Oliver Wang.

Creating Crisis

Apr 13, 2006

How California Teaching Policies Aggravate Racial Inequality in Public Schools. © Applied Research Center, August 1999. Principal Researchers: Terry Keleher, Libero Della Piana & Manijeh Fat.

Vouchers: A Trap, Not A Choice

Apr 13, 2006

California School Vouchers Will Increase Racial Inequality by Tammy Johnson, Libero Della Piana and Phyllida Burlingamea. A publication of the Applied Research Center, Oakland, CA October, 2000.

Racial Profiling and Punishment in U.S. Public Schools

Apr 13, 2006

How Zero Tolerance Policies and High Stakes Testing Subvert Academic Excellence and Racial Equity.

Facing the Consequences

Apr 13, 2006

An Examination of Racial Discrimination in U.S. Public Schools. © Applied Research Center, March 2000. Principal Researchers: Rebecca Gordon, Libero Della Piana, & Terry Keleher

Historical Timeline of Public Education in the US

Apr 13, 2006

Learn more about the history of public schools in the U.S. with this timeline.