Pen pal programs, which connect students in the United States and around the world, can help to foster understanding in the face of difference.
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January 27, 2017
October 18, 2016
Hundreds of educators in the Seattle school district will wear shirts in support of the Black Lives Matter movement after a district elementary school received threats about a similar event last month.
August 05, 2016
A new study found that when teachers know what they have in common with their black and Latino students, they are more likely to have a positive relationship with them.
July 28, 2016
A new study found that a teacher coaching program led to teachers issuing fewer and more equitable disciplinary referrals.
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?