Carissa Mulder

Special Assistant to Commissioner Peter Kirsanow

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Carissa Mulder

Special Assistant to Commissioner Peter Kirsanow

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Carissa Mulder is a 2009 graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and a member of the Virginia Bar. She is a special assistant and counsel to Commissioner Peter Kirsanow of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Report on Educational Equity – Commentary

Carissa Mulder

March 12, 2018

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights recently released a report entitled, “Public Education Funding Inequity in an Era of Increasing Concentration of Poverty and Resegregation.” The report argues that children from low-income families tend to live in school districts that have less money than children from wealthier families. Despite the report’s emotional language, these funding gaps are not as stark as one might suppose.

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