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Racial Justice

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.

Students at Aldridge Elementary in Altgeld Gardens have ideas for community improvements, as Red Line extension looms.

Prize-winning authors spoke to Whitehaven H.S. students but had to hold back on discussing themes of systemic racism.

The union joined other community members in demanding the release of a report on the racial, cultural, and religious dynamics at Newark’s School of Global Studies after Superintendent Roger León said the review would remain internal.

The revised training is an effort to get educators to think twice before defaulting to a child welfare report, and give them a set of alternatives to try first.

The Denver school board backed the superintendent’s decision to fire Kurt Dennis. The popular McAuliffe principal spoke out about safety concerns, then was accused of mistreating students.

Two former teachers at the Newark School of Global Studies felt their “worth as a teacher and human being has been diminished” after experiencing harassment and racial hostility by students and supervisors last school year, according to legal claims.

El distrito realiza esfuerzos de reclutamiento para atraer maestros de diversos orígenes.

McAuliffe’s interim principal is on leave as an investigation into the school’s seclusion room continues.

New Jersey students of color shared the impact of attending schools that did not reflect their cultural backgrounds and the challenges they faced.

The lawsuit is the first legal challenge to the controversial 2021 law

Design Works High School students will spend their freshman year studying how housing and environmental issues affect their community.

The filmmakers and the students didn’t want to focus solely on how LGBTQ+ youth are marginalized or oppressed. They also wanted to focus on joy.

Pioneer of school desegregation says resolving racial differences requires telling the truth about history — ‘good, bad, or ugly.’

If passed into law, it will extend some protections to students facing expulsion and require hearing officers to undergo training in trauma, adolescent brain development. 

Larry Krasner’s report also found that 95% of girls arrested in the city are children of color.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Newark leaders announced 26 schools in New Jersey will teach AP African American Studies next year.