Intersections of Race and Class in Special Ed Policy
    • About:

      Daniel J. Losen is Director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies, at the UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles (CRP). He has worked at the Civil Rights Project since 1999, when it was affiliated with Harvard Law School. Losen’s work concerns the impact of law and policy on children of color and language minority students. His work addresses legislation such as the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act with a focus on promoting diversity, access to effective teachers, and improving graduation rate accountability. He also examines racial inequity in special education, school discipline, and the “School-to- Prison Pipeline.” Finally he is concerned with protecting the rights of English learners to equal educational opportunity.