Racial Justice

Students at a southeastern Colorado high school spend several days learning about the Sand Creek Massacre because of a unique agreement with an Oklahoma tribe.
If the lawsuit is dismissed, it will end a high-profile dispute that earned Denver Public Schools significant criticism.
There are still many open questions about how both would approach policy for schools.
Healing Through Justice, a partnership between Communities United and Lurie Children’s Hospital, uses activism to heal trauma and will now be able to help 3,000 more young people.
Black trauma doesn’t have to be channeled into some inspiring lesson.
Video from a meeting between students and district staff reveals tensions in the dispute over the podcast trademark, which is now the subject of a lawsuit.
Four Black students allege that Denver Public Schools unlawfully tried to trademark the name of their Know Justice, Know Peace podcast.
The report’s author suggests a long-term funding solution is needed as federal COVID relief funds offer only a short-term remedy.
Students used to a relatively easy trip from the University City Townhomes to school may find their routines disrupted.
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.
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