A new study shows such courses prompted self-exploration and openness in marginalized kids.
As the public-school population continues to grow more diverse, the percentage of nonwhite school leaders has remained relatively stagnant.
Research shows that interracial friendships decline as kids enter adolescence—and that teachers may play a role.
Why doesn’t education in juvenile detention facilities get any attention or support?
A recent college graduate shatters the perception that immigration reform is only a Latino issue.
The complacency and inaction of school administrators following incidents of racism isn’t confined to college campuses.
Congress is considering a rule change to the school-nutrition law that would bar thousands of schools from offering complimentary lunch to all students.
Zealously blocking their access to certain websites can end up undermining learning.
The schools-within-schools blend traditional and technical courses to try to smooth the transition from high school to working life—but they may inadvertently propagate inequality.
Some teachers worry about the growing popularity of books and movies about poor city schools lead to damaging myths about their students and communities.
What has having a black president meant to America’s preteens?
Monique W. Morris, the co-founder of the National Black Women’s Justice Institute, offers tactics to work against damaging stigmas.
A new study suggests that such courses can dramatically elevate the achievement of at-risk students. But is that enough proof that they’re worth the investment?
Now in its 40th year, questions remain about the value of commemorating it in classrooms.
New research shows more districts opting for diverse schools, as others face resistance.
Some schools are tossing out the lunches of those who don’t pay. Others provide free meals to all.
The threat of raids could be preventing some undocumented immigrants from sending their children to school.
A look at the rewards and risks of social-justice teaching
The benefits and limitations of schools that segregate based on gender