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Newark Public Schools has resisted the union’s request to see the report on the cultural and racial dynamics at the city’s School of Global Studies.
Educators don’t want to endorse the state’s culture wars, or get ensnared in them.
The turmoil unfolded on Nov. 20, when hundreds of students filled the halls of the Queens school in protest of a social media photo of a teacher holding an “I Stand With Israel” sign
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 report, conducted by CREED Strategies, reveals the cultural problems at the Newark School of Global Studies after incidents of racial harassment surfaced last fall.
I wasn’t prepared for the anti-Asian racism I experienced this summer.
The lawsuit is the first legal challenge to the controversial 2021 law
‘We definitely have noticed that a silencing is happening in our schools,’ said one student.
I was told that topics such as white supremacy and intersectionality would make it difficult to sell the curriculum.
Pioneer of school desegregation says resolving racial differences requires telling the truth about history — ‘good, bad, or ugly.’
Research suggests that implicit biases may contribute to racial disparities in education, but it’s less clear whether training employees makes a difference.
Critics worry the change could flood districts with unfounded complaints
She’s planning a rally in Denver on Sat. March 11.
Instead of relying solely on a textbook, the course’s new material includes many primary sources.
Michele Phillips, a Memphis-based leader of the group, says ‘we’re sticking to our script’ on emphasizing lessons of history, but Tennessee law has had a ‘chilling effect’
The quest for education equity must be motivated by the reality that the workforce will rely heavily on people who aren’t white
As a Black woman, a parent, and an educator, curbing early childhood suspensions and expulsions is personal.