Diversity & Equity

Manual High’s JROTC program will be transferred to bigger Northfield High school next year, a move alumni who praise the program and its instructor say is wrong.
A Colorado school discipline reform bill limits handcuffing, requires parents be told when students are restrained, and makes more data publicly available.
NYC education officials plan to expand transfer high schools to serve those students, using a Bronx school as one model.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants to overturn this Supreme Court case, a bulwark against laws targeting undocumented students’ education.
It remains unclear how useful the data would be in its early forms, but would be a significant step toward assembling data on nonbinary students.
A four-year extension of mayoral control of city schools seems out of the picture for Mayor Eric Adams as he makes his pitch to Albany lawmakers.
Aproximadamente dos de cada cinco varones hispanos que se gradúan de una secundaria de Colorado irán a la universidad. Una vez en la universidad, la mayoría no se gradúa.
But the district is leaving the details to schools, and not all students are getting help.
Here is everything you need to know about how critical race theory has shaped the Tennessee curriculum debate up to this point — and what may be on the horizon.
Chalkbeat examined over 20 polls since last year. In some cases, what we found was surprising, while others confirmed conventional wisdom.
The first-of-its-kind curriculum was meant to teach student students about urban planning and how to advocate for their neighborhoods.
The pandemic and national racial reckoning have spurred new scrutiny of how few Black and Latino men teach in Chicago and beyond.
The new policy, meant to increase access, is racially discriminatory, a lawsuit alleges.
The vote is unlikely to have an immediate impact on school budgets, but delays in approving a formula could hamper principals’ ability to plan and hire staff.
The measure would require districts receiving state aid to prohibit boys from competing on girls’ sports teams.
Questions remain about how the city will spend the remainder of billions in federal COVID stimulus funding on New York City’s school system.
These early childhood teachers already speak six languages. Now they’re earning credentials, helping their community, and living their dreams.
A prior version had been used by Pennsylvania officials to argue that the state’s funding system doesn’t shortchange poor students.
Katharine Davis faces big challenges related to Black students’ concerns at the second-oldest public high school in the U.S.
A group of Indiana education leaders is calling for the state to act urgently to address academic disparities for Black students.
Immigration advocates say that public schools can be “largely inaccessible” for thousands of immigrant students.
The legislation on Black history instruction comes at a turning point in U.S. history education nationwide
Researchers at Penn State find sharp disparities in quality, funding before COVID.
One of the largest pushes this year went toward expanding free child care. The city’s public schools will receive just over $12 billion in state funding.
The announcement comes ahead of this week’s key committee votes on TISA.
Admission to gifted kindergarten programs will continue to be based on teacher recommendations, in lieu of admission based solely on a test administered to preschoolers.
In an exclusive interview with Chalkbeat, Joris Ray discusses how he has managed to stay positive amid turmoil
The State Board plans to take until the end of the year to finalize Colorado’s social students standards after being inundated with conflicting public comments.
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