By Mel Fabrikant Saturday, March 08, 2014, 10:36 AM EST
Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the statement below following the Kansas Supreme Court decision in Gannon v. the State of Kansas. A press call with further analysis from the plaintiffs’ counsel and civil rights and education advocates will take place at 12:30 CT/1:30 ET. Click here for more information about that call:
“Today’s ruling reaffirms the promise made in the case of Topeka’s Brown v. Board of Education decision and in the Kansas Constitution: that all students share equally in the benefits of a quality public education.