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Lake Oconee Academy is expanding. A new high school facility is under construction.

Nearly 750 charter schools are whiter than the nearby district schools

Loose laws let scores of charters create policies that favor white students

Betsy DeVos’ smoking gun of ignorance

The education secretary tells Congress that school safety doesn’t involve gun control

OPINION: Did Betsy DeVos just suggest that schools roll back students’ civil rights?

Her testimony underscores ‘a crying need for renewed commitment to strong federal civil rights enforcement’

The unseen obstacles facing undocumented college students

What will happen to immigrant students post-DACA?

A sculpture by artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, part of the Nkyinkyim Installation, of enslaved people in chains is shown after entering The National Memorial for Peace and Justice on April 20, 2018 in Montgomery, Al.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is a lesson students sorely need

Our history books don’t do enough to teach us America's dark past of lynching at the hands of white terrorists

Who benefits from research on racial disparities?

The other side of the coin of inequality that we need to confront

A stained glass window depicts the University Greys, a group of Ole Miss students who left school to fight in the Confederate Army. They suffered 100 percent casualties.

A university grapples with its links to slavery and racism

Ole Miss puts plaques acknowledging injustices committed by slave-owning ‘heroes’ near buildings named for confederate leaders, but students want more

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OPINION: Why Thomas Jefferson would be proud of Florida’s students

Informed citizenship is the reason we created public schools in America

Students conduct a protest during at Franklin Field on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Teachers, how does it feel to be oppressors?

A teacher literally stepped on children to “teach” them about slavery

Carter G. Woodson in an undated photograph. In 1926, he originated the celebration of Black History Week and is the author of 16 books about African Americans.

When black history isn’t relegated to a single month

Removing misleading stories of white heroism from the history textbooks lifts a veil

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