Sunday, August 18, 2019

Tag: black students

More Than 60 Years After Brown v....

Six decades have passed since the historic U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling deemed it unconstitutional to segregate students based on...

6 Ways Standardized Testing Disproportionately Harms Black...

  Negatively Impacts Quality of Education at Low-Income Schools Because standardized test results are often used to determine how funding will be allocated to schools, low-income...

New Study Gives Black Parents Yet Another...

While Black families have become one of the fastest-growing homeschooling populations, a new study suggests that homeschooling could be significantly beneficial for Black students. A study conducted by the...

What These Students Are Doing to Restore...

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7 Ways a Black Teacher Makes a...

Of the 3.3 million teachers in American public elementary and secondary schools in 2012, according to a study by the National Center for Education...

Study: Investing in Black Students’ Education Could...

closing the educational achievement gap between white students and Black students could boost the United States’ economy by trillions of dollars, according to an...

Black Female Superintendent Makes Bold Move: Minneapolis...

In an effort to understand why students of color in the Minneapolis school system are 10 times more likely to receive a suspension than...

For First Time in US History, Nonwhites...

For the first time in U.S. history, nonwhite public school students will be in the majority at the start of the new term this...

The Myth of Black Excellence Without The...

“Hiring more white teachers is not the best way to improve education for students, particularly students of color.” Poignant words from New Orleans Lake...

7 of The Most Segregated School Systems...

Racial segregation in America ended decades ago, yet the struggle against inequality continues. Making segregation unlawful was the easy part, the true test in...

African-American Students Weighing Colleges’ Response to Racial...

Jahmia Edwards cried when she opened the letter saying she'd been admitted to UCLA, the college she'd dreamed of attending since childhood. The 18-year-old senior...

Black, Disabled Students More Likely to Face...

A so-called school-to-prison pipeline flows from school discipline that lands disproportionately on students with disabilities and students of color, according to a set of...

5 Benefits of African-Centered Education

Develops African Culture Consciousness One effect of the enslavement of African people has been the distortion of their cultural consciousness. Preeminent educator and author Dr. Amos...

Study: Stereotypes Cause Black Boys to Adjust...

Recent research into the education of African-American students reveals the surprising finding that in the suburbs, black boys appear to have a much easier...

Rise in Black Parents Home-Schooling Children Produces...

As a growing number of African-American parents decide to home-school their children, noted educator Juwanza Kunjufu claims that the decision could lead to higher...

In Reversal, Segregated Univ. of Alabama Sororities...

After a week of withering nationwide condemnation of the discriminatory practices of the University of Alabama's white sororities, the university's president announced yesterday that...

Obama Education Initiative Sparks Debate on Black...

The announcement by President Obama over the summer that the White House was creating an office to focus on the educational achievements of African...

Black Students at Univ of Texas Targeted...

Black students at the University of Texas have filed reports with campus police saying they have been targeted by people dropping bleach-filled balloons at...

Scholar Says Standardized Tests Don’t Accurately Grade...

In recent years, harrowing statistics regarding the aptitude of black students in America have been run through the media with alarming frequency. In 2010,...