Racial Justice

Latino students at BVSD are about 3.5 times more likely to be suspended than white students. The district and parents disagree on how to address the longstanding problem.
5 veces más probable que a los estudiantes latinos en BVSD los suspendan, en comparación con los estudiantes blancos, según muestra un análisis del Boulder Reporting Lab de datos del distrito.
As part of a Chicago Public Schools film project, in partnership with other groups, students at four high schools seek to elevate the voices of young people.
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.
Katharine Davis faces big challenges related to Black students’ concerns at the second-oldest public high school in the U.S.
Decision to make students learn remotely comes after walkout over discipline, Black teacher departures
House Bill 1134 restricts teaching three ideas that Indiana lawmakers describe as “divisive,” a limit that has drawn overwhelming public criticism.
Gov. Lee wants more scrutiny of school libraries, but others say the push is unnecessary and politically motivated.
Chalkbeat is tracking efforts to restrict teaching about race and bias in schools, as well as efforts to expand it, on this map of critical race theory legislation.
While visiting historically Black campuses, I began to reimagine what my college experience could be.
Librarians are pushing back, calling the proposal unnecessary and unconstitutional.
Our class traveled to Alabama and Georgia to learn about the struggle for civil rights. They made powerful connections to the present day.
As we reflect on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday and Day of Service, some of you shared your thoughts on King’s early perspective on education and if education in 2022 is fulfilling its purpose.
Some students said they have endured racial slurs from other students, while others alleged being targeted by some teachers who have kicked them out of class or called security on them.
I work to create lessons that allow students to be seen and understood in a way that I never was.
Educators have found themselves in the role of legal analyst, discussion leader, and counselor.
Friday’s verdict had me thinking of three other 17-year-olds: Kalief Browder, Trayvon Martin, and Chrystul Kizer.
We want to know how this news is affecting your students and classroom discussions.
“My No. 1 goal is to develop positive racial identities in my students,” ninth grade African American History teacher Abigail Henry said
The district has submitted about 81 letters opposing the legislation to lawmakers, most of them were written by teachers.
The Memphis Police Department will reevaluate the way it communicates with schools about potential safety threats.
A report on inequities among Indy students offers recommendations such as requiring all students to fill out a FAFSA form
Indianapolis Public Schools police review finds ambiguity in the roles of police and protocols, and shortcomings in training in racial equity and fighting implicit bias
Students also asked schools Chancellor Meisha Porter her views on student vaccinations, and about the presumptive next mayor, Eric Adams.
A group of students sit at desks in a classroom.
More Black male teachers needed, says speaker at Memphis Education Fund conference
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