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August 21, 2014

A Call to Think About 'Nontraditional' College Students

Chingos: Making serious progress on the attainment issue will require renewed focus on the needs of all students, especially non-traditional college students.

August 21, 2014

Schools in Ferguson, Mo., Suspend Black Students at Higher Rates Than Their Peers

Disparities in school discipline and disparities in arrest rates are linked, civil rights advocates say.

August 18, 2014

Shooting Protests Continue to Affect Schools in St. Louis Area

As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.

August 13, 2014

St. Louis-Area District Delays First Day as Community Grapples With Shooting

Updated: Schools in Ferguson, Mo., have delayed the first day of school as the community continues to grapple with a police shooting of an unarmed teen there.

August 13, 2014

Missouri District Delays First Day of School in the Wake of Shooting, Protests

Updated: Schools in Ferguson, Mo., have delayed the first day of school as the community continues to grapple with a police shooting of an unarmed teen there.

August 11, 2014

St. Louis-Area District Cancels First Day of School After Shooting of Teen, Looting

The Jennings school district cancelled school Monday after a night of looting and riots in the area, sparked by a police shooting of an unarmed African-American teen.

August 11, 2014

Riots, School Cancellations, Conversations About Race Follow Police Shooting of Teen

The Jennings school district cancelled school Monday after a night of looting and riots in the area, sparked by a police shooting of an unarmed African-American teen.

July 25, 2014

Mother Pens Powerful Essay on Preschool Sons' Suspension

Omaha, Neb., mother Tunette Powell's story about her sons' frequent removals from preschool revives a discussion on racial disparities in school discipline.

July 21, 2014

Districts Sign On to 'My Brother's Keeper,' Obama to Announce

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.

July 14, 2014

'Frontline' Looks at an Issue of Race and Education

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.

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