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August 22, 2014

N.C. District Seeks Volunteer Path for Undocumented Parents

Can Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., schools find a way to allow undocumented immigrant parents to volunteer in their children's schools?

August 21, 2014

ELLs to Keep Increasing as K-12 Schools Cross 'Majority-Minority' Threshold

The 2014-15 year is projected to be the first in which white students will no longer be the majority in K-12 public schools, and as public schools grow more diverse, the number of second-language learner is expected to keep rising.

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 11, 2014

Diversity on the Rise Among TFA Recruits

TFA's newest corps is its most diverse ever, with fully half identifying as people of color.

August 07, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Fired for Being Gay

The bias that raged in the 20th century proved to serve no purpose other than to cause damage. As we have moved away from the exaggerated bias, fear mongering, and exclusion of those considered different from the majority, inclusion offers some healing.

August 05, 2014

Judge Rejects Parents' Motion in Louisiana Voucher Case

A federal judge reaffirms his order that Louisiana must provide data regarding students served by its private-school voucher program to the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 05, 2014

Organizations Update Work to Expand Equity in College Access and Success

Some of the organizations invited by the White House to make commitments to improve college access and completion for low-income students report on their progress.

July 31, 2014

College-Admissions Professionals Not as Diverse as the Students They Recruit

A new report finds that African-Americans, Hispanics, and women are underrepresented in key college-admissions jobs.

June 27, 2014

Forum Spotlights Efforts to Boost College Access for Young Black Men

A "breakfast club," a "posse" program, and a universal college savings account were among the programs highlighted this week at a Washington forum aimed at smoothing the way to college for young black men.

June 17, 2014

Researchers Explore Ways to Improve Racial Diversity at Colleges

A new book coauthored by a variety of experts outlines strategies to diversity the nation's college campuses.

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