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Unformatted text preview: important thing to do. It allowed students from all races to interact and learn from one another while in the classroom setting. The act also allowed educators from different cultures to teach students of all different walks of life. This gave the students a different perspective on education and helped them to become better learners. Our students today learn many valuable things from students in their school that come from different cultures and are of different races. Looking at this situation from the funding standpoint is just as important. Where would today’s education be without funding from the federal government? The federal government funds the majority of the Special Education needs of all K-12 schools in our country. Think about all the students his would affect if there was no federal funding in the public education system! The Civil Rights Act of 1964 in my opinion, helped shape the education system during the 60’s and still has an effect on today’s education....
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- Spring '10
- Civil Rights, History of education