In her new book, Vanessa Siddle Walker reveals how African American educators became the ‘hidden provocateurs’ who spearheaded the push for racial justice in education.
Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.
Some black parents see teaching their own children as a way of protecting them from the racial disparities of the American education system.
A new report finds that the topic is mistaught and often sentimentalized—and students are alarmingly misinformed as a result.
Conversations focus on getting more black educators into the profession—but what if the problem starts with bias in hiring practices?
Educators are ill-equipped to help victims of dating violence.
Students of color are speaking out about the hardship of being enrolled at institutions with titles that honor histories of racial discrimination.
With racial discrimination on the rise, students and parents are watching universities’ responses closely, and some say that these concerns could influence decisions of where to attend.
Two decades ago, Beverly Daniel Tatum published a bestselling book on the psychology of racism. Now, with the release of the book’s second edition, she reflects on its relevance to schools today.
A new study finds that believing society is fair can lead disadvantaged adolescents to act out and engage in risky behavior.
A new paper examines the ways “whiteness” reproduces racial advantages and disadvantages.
A new study identifies a link between food quality and achievement.
Racial diversity is rising in America’s suburban public schools, and many institutions are struggling to provide necessary resources.
A new study shows that the disproportionate imprisonment rates faced by people of color contribute to race-based inequalities in educational attainment.
Urban-education programs prepare them for imperative contemporary conversations with students.
Experts with varying opinions weigh in on what the arm of the Department of Education could look like under Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos.
A new study suggests race and immigrant status are determining factors in whether or not an educator will reach out to a student’s family.
Without access to counseling in high school, many ambitious yet disadvantaged students still end up in schools where they’re most likely to drop out and accrue lots of debt.
A new study shows that the pressures associated with discrimination contribute to the achievement gap.
A new study shows that African American early educators hold students of the same race to a higher discipline standard.