A new study found that a teacher coaching program led to teachers issuing fewer and more equitable disciplinary referrals.
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July 28, 2016
March 31, 2016
White teachers are more likely to doubt educational prospects of black students, according to a new study.
December 11, 2015
Educator are increasingly looking for creative ways to make math applicable to the real world and more interesting for students. One of the latest trends is "social justice math."
July 01, 2015
The Washington Post published an essay of a California English language arts teacher that caused an uproar after she said Shakespeare's works don't reflect the cultural perspectives her students need to learn.
April 20, 2015
A Stanford study finds that teachers recommend disciplinary action more often for black students than white ones, even for relatively minor issues like insubordination.
April 13, 2015
A New York Times analysis looks at the growing disparity between the racial make-up of public school students and that of the teaching profession.
March 25, 2015
What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?
March 05, 2015
A survey shows that minority students are interested in IT careers and that they would like more opportunities for hands-on career experience, particularly connected to their existing life plans.
February 05, 2015
Black History Month gives science and math teachers an opportunity to focus on black STEM leaders who are often overlooked and underrecognized.
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.