Districts that make up the Council of the Great City Schools are pledging to invest in strategies meant to improve outcomes for boys of color.
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July 21, 2014
July 14, 2014
The PBS newsmagazine examines an effort in Louisiana to break away from a city and school system, which could have a major impact on racial diversity.
July 11, 2014
Many believe that girls of color face the same challenges as their male peers and that it makes little sense to exclude them from the White House initiative.
July 02, 2014
By recognizing privilege and getting to know students well, educators can help students develop the competencies they all need to succeed.
July 01, 2014
Good intentions for desegregation don't have the same impact as legal requirements, even when the federal government tries to support districts' diversity plans, a new series of reports shows.
June 06, 2014
A large-scale analysis of multiple years of Colorado data finds that low-income students are less likely to transfer between school districts and more likely to return to their home districts if they do transfer.
May 27, 2014
In Madison, Wis., researchers have found that simple writing exercises helped reduce the achievement gaps in the middle schools where they were most problematic.
May 21, 2014
Marilyn Rhames asks why, if Brown was supposed to desegregate schools, she never got to see the benefit.
May 20, 2014
On the anniversary of the Brown decision, teacher Scarlett Gaddy longs for a time when educators can concentrate on each child's progress, regardless of his or her race.
May 20, 2014
American education missed a great opportunity for genuine racial reconciliation after the Brown decision, teacher Renee Moore says, but it's never too late to do the right thing.