Plessy Vs. Ferguson (1892)

  • Brown Vs Board of Education

    Brown Vs Board of Education
    Jim crow laws prohibited the true intergration of blacks and whites. On May 17, 1954, the Court unanimously ruled that "separate but equal" public schools for blacks and whites were unconstitutional. The Brown case served as a catalyst for the modern civil rights movement. This affected, Linda, who was denied aceptance to an all white neighborhood school.
  • Title VII (1964)

    Title VII (1964)
    Prohibits eployers from discriminations of race, religion, skin color, sex and national orgin. Although some people ares till very discriminating and wish to deny others for their own reasons, they are not allowed to by law. This is great for those minorites that wish to ove up in life and be succesful with out anyone getting in their way. And not only minorities, for everyone.
  • Education of all Handicapped Children Act (1975)

    Education of all Handicapped Children Act (1975)
    Enacted by congress required all public schools accepting federal funds to provide equal access to education and one free meal a day for children with physical and mental disabilities. Public schools were required to evaluate handicapped children and create an educational plan with parent. This affected all handi capped students for their own higher education and more attention and for Others to accomodate to helping them recieve the proper education.
  • Pyler vs Doe

    Pyler vs Doe
    Supreme court made it possible for immigrant students to attend k-12 without being charged of being an immigrant and also without being asked for any time of green card, resident papers etc. They are given the right to an education like any other resident. Some texas officials argued that they should not have that right but their claim was rejected. This law affected immigrants in the US and helped them strive for a higher education without fear of being rejected.
  • Plessy Vs Ferguson

    Plessy Vs Ferguson
    U.S. Supreme Court case upheld the constitutionality of segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine. It stemmed from an 1892 incident in which African-American train passenger Homer Plessy refused to sit in a Jim Crow car, breaking a Louisiana law. This went on and was not iver turned until Brown vs Board came along. This affected all blacks that were discriminated and caused controversy.
  • Edwards Vs Aguillard (1987)

    Edwards Vs Aguillard (1987)
    The supreme court required that no state can require that schools teach the biblical version of creation. This is definitely a plus for educators around the US. There will be no fighting over religion and and opinion. Main focus is on class lessons. Although this could be problematic for those students who are extremely religious; but that is why there are religious schools nowadays. For example; catholic schools.
  • Bilingual Education Act

    Bilingual Education Act
    A three year enrollment rule added for those students with english proficiency. It reflected changes in cultural perspectives towards diversity and immigration. It helped show common culture and help students understand eachother more and their background.
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    Anti-discrimination for those with disabilities. This act was passed so those with disabilities were treated as equals. It affected those who were either turned down jobs or higher positions because of their disabilities. It gives them a right to prove themselves and although it caused khaos with people who disagree and say disabled people would only be a set back, it rejects their discrimination.
  • Title IV

    Title IV
    About one third of the HELP Committee Democrats’ bill consists of Title IV, Student Assistance, covering Parts A through H. It includes longstanding priorities such as the restoration of year-round Pell Grants and student aid eligibility for ability-to-benefit students. There is also significant emphasis on improving the student loan programs, and some new grant programs. This affects ALL students and the grants they are recieved of. Complicates those who do not qualify
  • Schaffer vs Weast

    Schaffer vs Weast
    In a 6 to 2 ruling, the Supreme Court held that the party bringing the suit bears the burden of proof, whether that party is the parents or the school system. The burden lies with the parents. it starts problems with the way a teacher might want to do things but overall, a parent will know his or her child best. so it works out for the child in the long run.