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October 8, 2019
Anti-bias training and culturally responsive education are a ‘matter of life and death,’ Carranza says
“The idea of implicit bias training, the idea of having culturally responsive and sustaining curricula and pedagogy is not a matter of just educational practice."
June 3, 2019
‘Wimpy’ or ‘well thought out’: NYC educators describe the implicit bias training they have received
The teachers’ wildly different reactions to the same exercise illustrate just how complicated the department’s sped-up rollout of mandated anti-bias trainings can be.
May 31, 2019
NYC’s anti-bias training for educators is contentious — and behind schedule. Some advocates say that’s not a bad thing.
The education department’s implicit-bias trainings have been the subject of intense controversy.
May 28, 2019
Calling all educators: Help us understand New York City’s implicit bias training
Help us understand what the trainings look like, whether they’re changing how you approach your job, and whether you think they are helpful or could be improved.
Teaching & Classroom
August 15, 2018
Carranza aims to speed up anti-bias training for educators, calling it a ‘cornerstone’ of school improvement
The chancellor's goal is to compress the original four-year roll out of the anti-bias training to two.
outside the box
August 14, 2018
How one Chicago principal is leaning on data to help black boys
Test scores were rising at Fuller Elementary School when Marilyn McCottrell took over in 2016. Yet troubling trends loomed behind the numbers.
May 17, 2018
As historians and New York City educators, here’s what we hope teachers hear in the city’s new anti-bias training
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and Mayor Bill de Blasio just committed $23 million over the next four years to support…
Breaking down stereotypes
October 5, 2016
Racial bias among preschool teachers is a problem, study says. Here’s what Colorado experts think should be done.
Colorado early childhood leaders say a powerful new study by Yale researcher Walter Gilliam highlights the importance of helping teachers understand unconscious bias.
The discipline divide
March 22, 2016
Suspended countless times as a child, this professor is tackling racial disparities in preschool discipline
As a child, Rosemarie Allen was suspended and expelled numerous times. Now, she's working to reduce the frequency of such disciplinary methods, especially for children of color.
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