The key to mitigating racial biases in the classroom is for teachers to understand their students' culture, and that starts by understanding students' parents, educators say.
All Blog Posts With race Tag or Category
December 12, 2014
December 11, 2014
Casey: How can schools in a society that aspires to be democratic not take on the injustices of racism?
December 10, 2014
Join Education Week for a discussion of race's role in the classroom, from improving school climate for diverse learners to addressing student culture.
December 09, 2014
Meier: What are the lessons in equality that young people absorb through the structuring of schools, and how do they match the "civics" lessons they may be receiving formally?
December 04, 2014
Casey: I can't look at the pictures of Michael Brown and Tamir Rice without seeing reflections of the faces of my own children and my own students.
December 02, 2014
Andy Smarick believes that kids would be better off with a system entirely composed of charters. I disagree.
November 12, 2014
Amid criticism that its "My Brother's Keeper" initiative is too narrowly focused on minority boys, the White House released a report summarizing previous efforts aimed at girls and announced a working group to address issues faced by women and girls of color.
October 08, 2014
Civil rights and student groups are pushing for changes to school discipline that they say would make it more even-handed for gender-nonconforming students and LGBT students of color.
September 30, 2014
About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.
September 24, 2014
A new study found that black women and men are less likely to think of STEM fields as more masculine, and black women are more interested in pursuing STEM majors.