Diverse representation benefits the highest office in the land
A change in priorities
"Don’t allow a financial storm to be your Hurricane Katrina, the disaster that led to dismantling the public school system in New Orleans."
Kristi Walton works with a student. Photo: Courtesy of Firstline This story is part of a series looking at a shortage of black and Hispanic teachers and…
Column Black children deserve the stability that their neighborhood schools can offer, despite studies that may indicate otherwise
Lockers are wired shut in the mostly abandoned Drew High School building in Mississippi, which was closed in 2010. Photo: Natalie Griffin/News21 School closure is a…
Why that’s good for black people
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An educator bets a school focused on tech careers, not college, will launch students of color to the middle class
Twitter and Instagram are letting kids pick (and plan) schoolyard fights even when they aren’t in class
Resentment over online insults ignites brawls in and near schools
Column Special “wraparound” services do a lot for black children – but they aren’t the solution to bad policy decisions
Tina Brown, executive director of the Overtown Youth Center, with Andre Perry. Photo: Maya Darasaw, MAD Works Photography We’re not going to “non-profit” our way out…