After facing backlash from parents and the media, the public school district in Lincoln, Neb. is refusing to back down from programs designed to encourage the use of gender-inclusive language.
All Blog Posts With diversity Tag or Category
October 10, 2014
September 23, 2014
The university is slated to cut 20 of its 30 Posse Foundation scholarships next year, as new leadership reviews the financial aid dollars awarded.
September 23, 2014
Attracting teachers, leaders, and other staff with a variety of backgrounds can lead to better organizational decisions, stronger relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and most importantly, improve the learning environment for students.
September 15, 2014
The new Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards, which heavily emphasize instructional leadership, community and family engagement, and cultural awareness were revised using empirical research on school leadership and the experience of practitioners, including principals and superintendents.
August 22, 2014
Can Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., schools find a way to allow undocumented immigrant parents to volunteer in their children's schools?
August 21, 2014
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
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
TFA's newest corps is its most diverse ever, with fully half identifying as people of color.
August 07, 2014
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
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.