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teaching slavery

Slavery still shapes all of our lives, yet students aren’t taught its history

Glossing over America’s original sin means we can never overcome it

disproportionality in special education

New studies challenge the claim that black students are sent to special ed too much

Two quantitative studies find that black students are under-identified for disabilities at school

The cost of going back to school keeps rising

But the school supplies list should always have room for Toni Morrison

Evidence increases for reading on paper instead of screens

Most studies point to better reading comprehension from printed material, researcher says

immigrants

We are a nation of migrants, not a collection of diplomas

The rush to embrace only highly educated immigrants reveals our classist elitism

A study of Latino students reveals two sides of the segregation debate

Latino students are more isolated but also more evenly spread through schools, researchers say

poverty in schools

A school administrator tries to shame poverty away

The pervasiveness of poverty in schools demands real solutions

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racist language

We should all ‘go back’ — to the American founding ideal of shared struggle, despite our differences

'Creating a more equitable and inclusive nation is essential to living up to our democratic ideals.'

student loans

The new low-income big borrower of student loans

New breed of borrowers avoids default but gets into student debt trouble

STEM fields

Don’t say there’s a lack of STEM talent in the South

Birmingham is brimming with talented black students in STEM fields — why aren’t there more black-owned businesses?

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