Week 3: Discussion

  • Pless V. Ferguson

    Pless V. Ferguson
    This case occurred in the year 1896. Before the Brown V. Board case. Homer Plessy is an African male, who brought a case to the supreme court explaining his 13th amendment was violated. He sat in a white man's car and was arrested. Although he didn't win the case, this did affect individuals in terms of segregation. It became more intense.
  • Brown V. Board Of Ed

    In 1951 a public school in Kansas refused to allow Oliver Brown's daughter to attend their school. This definitely violated the 14th amendment. On May 17th, of 1954 the Court decided that to have segregated public schools were unconstitutional. This case made a major change for schools, it meant no more being separated by the color of your skin.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    The little rock nine was an event that was a major landmark in history during the time of segergation. Nine teens set foot at Little Rocks Central High School, they were the first African American students to do so. This happened shortly after the Supreme court ruling requiring no more segregation.
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    This act occurred in 1972, this case is about protecting children regardless of their gender. No discrimination was allowed anymore regardless of their sex in education programs, and certain events would be provided funded.
  • Lau V. Nichols

    Lau V. Nichols
    This case occurred in 1974, this landmark provided assistance for students who were non-English speakers. This happened specifically in SFUSD, the families won this case and immediate funding were provided for schools to give assistance to non-english speakers.
  • Education of all Handicapped Children Act

    Education of all Handicapped Children Act
    This act was strictly only about children with physical and mental disabilities. This meant that regardless of the child's condition they will receive free public education just like any other child.
  • IDEA Act

    IDEA Act
    The idea act was just a name change of the education for all handicapped children Act. It was also amended by congress in 2004, it requested to improve educational outcomes, raise standards for teachers who were teaching any special education classes.
  • Plyer V. Doe

    Plyer V. Doe
    This case is a major landmark in educational history because it provided, guaranteed public education for students who immigrated to the U.S. It was unconstitutional to deny students because of their educational status.