Diversity & Equity

Supporters say getting students interested early in fields like coding is crucial.
The eight-member expansion of the city’s education panel, which was passed under the original bill, will be delayed by five months.
Las reglas escolares aclaran que las protecciones de la ley de derechos civiles aplican a los estudiantes LGBTQ.
Chalkbeat created a lookup tool examining changes to Fair Student Funding, a major source of funding for schools.
The votes took place amid an investigation into whether the district’s charter school policy is racially biased.
It’s the court’s latest move to protect religious freedom in education — and bypass concerns about separation of church and state.
That’s one finding from the biennial Healthy Kids Colorado survey. The results point to the need for more support for LGBTQ+ youth.
But like most things within the nation’s largest school district, what happens across New York City’s 1,600 schools often varies school to school and even classroom to classroom.
The proposal is the latest step by the Biden administration to strengthen protections for LGBTQ students at school.
High school students in Highland Park have had to enroll in Detroit and nearby suburban schools
Twelve Memphians are competing for seats on the school board representing districts 1, 6, 8, and 9. What questions do you have for them?
Conservative pushback against critical race theory threatens to upend the work of Indianapolis schools to close academic gaps for students of color.
Schools will see less money in new budget deal, but Mayor Eric Adams says they’re not cuts. Instead, he sees the funding as reflecting the decreased student population.
At an event hosted by Chalkbeat and College Track, many said schools weren’t able to give students needed support.
Declining enrollment is one of Denver Public Schools’ most pressing issues. An annual report takes a deep dive into the numbers. Here’s what it says.
As federal stimulus funding starts to wind down, school leaders are facing tough choices with declining budgets and enrollment.
Escuelas con menos de 275 estudiantes y cada vez menos matrícula deben consolidarse, dice un comité de Denver.
Camika Royal hopes her book will influence educators’ decisions about budgets and families.
Schools with fewer than 275 students and declining enrollment should be targeted for consolidation, Denver committee says.
Hispanic students’ high school graduation rate rose nearly 20 percentage points over the last decade in Colorado, but the pandemic threatens to erode hard-won gains.
La tasa de graduación hispana en Colorado aumentó casi 20 puntos porcentuales en comparación con la década anterior, pero la pandemia amenaza con reducir los avances alcanzados con mucho esfuerzo.
The Colorado News Collaborative and its partners, including Chalkbeat, are using a decade’s worth of data and the lived experiences of Coloradans to shed light on where we’ve been and where we’re going.
The lessons will roll out as a pilot in fall 2022, with a full implementation planned for 2024.
Giving high school students an early look at what it would be like to be at the front of the room — ‘warts and all’
Over 25 Kingsbury parents, students, teachers, neighborhood residents, and community activists gathered Monday to voice their concerns about the school and discuss the path forward.
NYC education officials are adding more than 1,000 seats, most of them as new programs that start in third grade. The city’s gifted programs are deeply segregated.
“No solo queremos que nuestro maestro regrese, también queremos más maestros que se vean como él.”
We spoke with 4 students at Denver’s North High about losing teacher Tim Hernández and why teacher diversity matters.
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