Dell advertises a panel at SXSW about diversity in tech.

Diversifying the tech industry, one party at a time

Bringing black and brown undergrads to the gathering at SXSW is a tactic easily copied by all companies


First-gen students at elite colleges go from lonely and overwhelmed to empowered and provoking change

Fourth conference of IvyG network is a far cry from the first one

Instructors Kyle Garvin and Hannah Balagot, both professional theater performers, teach choreography to students at Yung Wing School.

How a Chinatown school is trying to bring more diversity to theater

A program founded by a former Broadway star is part of a growing movement to introduce students to theater at younger ages

Jerry Hughes, a retired federal mediator, coaches Niles West students who’ve been cast as union representatives.

Can educating kids about unions prepare them for the future of work?

Labor history is often missing from textbooks, but some schools are finding creative ways to teach economic justice

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

A sign on the door of a KIPP Charter school in the Bronx. KIPP's co-founder, Mike Feinberg, was recently fired due to allegations of sexual abuse.

It was only a matter of time before the #MeToo movement rocked schools

It’s not just sexual harassment, but physical and verbal abuse too, that needs to be outed

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


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A program helps low-income parents graduate at twice the rate of other community college students

Graduation rates in Arkansas have improved for all racial groups under this program

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

Even though more than half of Mississippi’s public high school graduates in 2015 were African American, they only made up 10 percent of that fall’s freshman class at the University of Mississippi.

Many state flagship universities leave black and Latino students behind

Most sought-after public universities often don’t reflect their state populations, new Hechinger Report analysis shows