Diversity & Equity

Some worry that the legislation is not enough to address disparities in enrollment and performance.

Los estudiantes que califican para obtener comidas escolares subsidiadas, un indicador de pobreza, también tienen mayor probabilidad de asistir a escuelas con menos estudiantes inscritos.

Director Patricia Hurrieta will be tasked with carrying out the recommendations in a new report about the barriers and opportunities that Latino students face.

Maryland’s diverse Montgomery County epitomizes the challenges faced by school communities worried about both a spike in anti-Jewish hate and Israel’s conduct since Oct. 7.

Nearly half attend schools with high concentrations of poverty, while funding disparities undermine recovery from learning loss.

History often pays attention to Oliver Brown and the male lawyers behind the landmark case. But 12 Black mothers from Kansas also played a crucial role in challenging inequities in their children’s schools.

As more states require schools to teach Asian American history, an Illinois program is helping teachers bolster their own knowledge and integrate lessons into curriculum they already use.

The announcement set off alarm bells for school integration advocates, who worry it could roll back progress diversifying several high-demand schools.

Black and Hispanic students have historically had far less access to sports. The situation has led one school’s dean to file a federal civil rights complaint.

An analysis of district data shows more than half of Chicago’s public high schools have dress codes and nearly all of those schools serve mostly Black or Hispanic students.

The report’s recommendations include ones that require cooperation from the city and other organizations.

For parent Emma Gonzalez Gutierrez, one message from a teacher helped her surprise her daughter at school.

Gov. Ron DeSantis and LGBTQ groups have both claimed that the settlement is a win.

District officials want instruction to be more consistent across school buildings. Staffing will be a challenge.

Three new national studies find that teachers are self-censoring at high rates, and that students and teachers are more comfortable talking about race in school than LGBTQ issues.