clock menu more-arrow no yes

Tackling racism

Shared from:

Indiana educators: How would proposed restrictions on teaching about race and identity affect your classroom?

Filed under:

I am a school board member. Anti-CRT bills are stoking fear in our district. 

Concerns about critical race theory are often divorced from the reality of what goes on in classrooms.

Shared from:

Tennessee study: Blacks, males score lower in teacher observations

Shared from:

Chicago students walk out of South Side school over racial slurs: ‘We will not be silenced’

Shared from:

Sheriff’s deputies to remain in Shelby County Schools after board approves controversial contract 

Shared from:

NYC is making a big investment in culturally responsive education. It benefits all of us. 

I work to create lessons that allow students to be seen and understood in a way that I never was.

Shared from:

Tennessee nails down rules for disciplining teachers, withholding money from schools that teach banned concepts about racism

Filed under:

U.S. News’ school rankings gain local traction, but could fuel segregation

Shared from:

In NYC, culture shock took me by surprise

Hailing from Trinidad, I’ve struggled to find my place among other Black students.

Shared from:

I’m passionate about teaching. Here’s why I’m not returning to the classroom.

Too many school leaders just want to get back to a broken ‘normal.’

Shared from:

Philly overhauls selective admissions policy in bid to be antiracist

Shared from:

Some IPS police see themselves as educators; students and teachers do not

Shared from:

Michigan Republicans aim to limit teaching about racism and sexism

Shared from:

Tennessee law restricting classroom discussions on race inspires passionate, poignant and enraged feedback

Shared from:

This NYC counselor is helping students work through COVID-era trauma 

Shared from:

After a rise in hate crimes, some Asian New Yorkers are nervous about returning to school

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to providing the information families and educators need, but this kind of work isn't possible without your help.

Shared from:

I am an elementary school educator, and I embrace critical race theory

My lessons center on my students’ lives and stories.

Filed under:

Efforts to restrict teaching about racism and bias have multiplied across the U.S.

Chalkbeat is tracking efforts to restrict teaching about race and bias in schools, as well as efforts to expand it, on this map.

Big education funders Gates, Walton, and Chan Zuckerberg are coming together to seek ‘breakthroughs.’ Will it work?

Filed under:

‘Urgent as it ever has been’: Biden pick says she’ll rebuild civil rights office at critical time

Filed under:

As states place new limits on class discussions of race, research suggests they benefit students

Shared from:

Protesters confront Tennessee education commissioner over claims of critical race theory in curriculum

Filed under:

Behind the scenes, civil rights groups urge Biden administration to place limits on school police

Shared from:

When students ask why they haven’t seen cicadas, we need to talk about environmental racism 

Why is 38th Street the boundary line for cicadas in Indianapolis?

Filed under:

Cardona: I trust teachers to handle history ‘we’re not proud of’

Filed under:

$100 million and many open questions: Here’s how Biden is approaching school integration

Shared from: