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Memphis Urban League Receives $8,000 Grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Grant to support Project YESS programs

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial today issued the following statement on the release of the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights guidance on racial disparity in American schools:

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- 60% of African American parents retain a favorable perception of the goals for student achievement under Common Core -

- Parents agree that schools with a majority African American (64%) or Latino (67%) student population were deficient in resources necessary to teach the Common Core -