We are busy with the challenges of the day but there may be no more important challenge than to be ever vigilant that we are not denied the right to create safe and inclusive environments for our students.
All Blog Posts With diversity Tag or Category
March 08, 2014
February 07, 2014
A new study reveals major differences between the leadership challenges principals experience in diverse schools, depending on their race.
January 22, 2014
Four schools in the district will have to change their mascots by next fall when the policy takes effect.
January 10, 2014
A picture of an African-American father caring for his young children and the blog post he wrote about it sparks a national discussion about fatherhood and race.
January 02, 2014
Joshua John Macklin, a New York City middle school reading teacher, says it would be beneficial to those working for real improvement in schools if Americans made a collective New Year's resolution to desist from relying on feel-good teacher movies for their information about struggling schools
December 18, 2013
More than two decades after Illinois enacted a law that requires public schools to teach African-American studies, the 404,000-student Chicago school district announced a new curriculum guide for incorporating the subject into core classes.
December 16, 2013
If given final approval by the district's school board, four high schools would have to adopt new mascots for their athletics teams.
December 10, 2013
At a conference keynote, education advocate Pedro Noguera said that inequity is deeply ingrained in the U.S. education system because, in American society, the pursuit of excellence is often seen as being "at odds with equity."
November 25, 2013
A new collection of short papers introduces public and school librarians to teaching and selecting books for cultural competence.
November 20, 2013
Parents should encourage their children to become globally competent to succeed in an increasingly interconnected, multicultural world, according to the authors of a new book.