Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

Educators Struggle to Find Answers to the Discipline Gap Problem

by The Atlantic

The discrepancies are particularly egregious in certain parts of the country. As The New York Times reported on Tuesday… Read More

Schools in the South Suspend and Expel Black Students Way More Than White Ones

Southern Schools Suspend Black Students Much More Often than White Students

by Slate

A new study has found that Black students in Southern states get suspended and expelled at exponentially higher rates than White… Read More

Back From the Brink… in Style<br />

Back From the Brink… in Style

by Aliya S. King

Jenna Lee, 22, was always a determined, hardworking student. And she always knew what school she wanted to attend after graduation—Temple… Read More

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What Happened to New Orleans Schools?

by R.L. Hill

When Angela Lockley started to reconstruct her family’s life after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, two big questions… Read More

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by #teamEBONY

Bold headlines dominated the globe this year after the U.S. Supreme Court decided health care should remain affordable for all people and, in a separate… Read More

Why Schools Need More Teachers of Color—for White Students

Why Black Teachers Matter

by The Atlantic

In public schools, where roughly 90 percent of the country’s children are enrolled, the lessons students learn are often skewed… Read More

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Seeing Race Isn't 'Racist,' It's Reality

by Marilyn Rhames

It’s 8 a.m. I reach for my cell phone to turn off the alarm, and I notice an email from an unfamiliar name. Turns out, it’s… Read More

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Affordable Higher Education Bill to Make College a Reality for More Americans

by Daniel Kerry

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne… Read More

Black People Are Feared,<br />
Black Teachers Are Threats

Black People Are Feared,
Black Teachers Are Threats

by Dr. Andre Perry

Black members of Teach For America (TFA) know the real reasons conservatives and progressives alike attack them. Black folk aren’t… Read More

Brown v Board of Education

61 Years After Brown v. Board,
Segregation Continues

by Janel George

Although it has been 61 years since the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated legally-sanctioned racial apartheid in America’s public… Read More

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