The Education Committee of is committed in its work to support and promote equality of educational opportunities for people of color and other minority groups. The committee is tireless in its advocacy for effective, accountable, and accessible public school systems, and for adequate and equitable school funding. The support for and promotion of teacher certification, and the active involvement of parents in the education of their children are important dimensions of the committee’s work.
In addition, the Education Committee advocates for fulfillment of the nation’s commitment to quality, integrated public education as set forth in the landmark decision of Brown v. The Board of Education.
The Education Committee Shall:
- Seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education;
- Study local educational conditions affecting minority groups;
- Investigate the public school system and school zoning;
- Familiarize itself with textbook materials there from which is racially derogatory;
- Seek to stimulate school attendance;
- Keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found;
- Promote parental involvement in education.