Segregation

LISTEN: How districts are getting away with keeping black students out

Podcast explores how segregation is getting worse

Trevion Williams (left) and Jashun Griffith (right), both 13, students at Crystal Springs Middle School in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, chat at the Haley Farm lake gazebo.

A ‘civil rights camp’ teaches kids a history they’re not learning in school

Mississippi teens travel to Tennessee to learn about activism and the Civil Rights Movement

An exhibit at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Students around the state say education on the Civil Rights Movement is lacking in schools.

Why students are ignorant about the Civil Rights Movement

Mississippi’s outdated textbooks teach an abbreviated version of civil rights, undermining the state’s new ‘innovative’ standards

Social isolation in schools erodes our sense of self and community

Teachers can — and should — reach out to lonely kids

How the federal government abandoned the Brown v. Board of Education decision

It’s illegal to run schools designed to keep out black students, but the Department of Justice is letting districts get away with it

New study finds that multiracial high schoolers show no test score gap with white students

While destroying claims to racial superiority, the results also open the way to damaging black schools

The only A-rated, majority-black district in Mississippi

Racially integrated Clinton receives top scores

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