Civil rights

Teachers go to school on racial bias

Boston-area schools are leading a shift toward culturally responsive teaching. Educators say the resulting conversations about race are difficult, uncomfortable — and absolutely necessary

reparations

Voting for reparations, one institution at a time

Georgetown University’s students provide a blueprint for atoning for slavery

School district secessions gather speed, a new report shows

Wealthy school districts are increasingly splitting from poorer, more diverse ones, accelerating resegregation

“Stay out of my hair!”

Black students need the federal government to tell schools to leave their hair alone

history education

Most Mississippians can’t pass U.S. citizenship exam. Is American history education the problem?

Nearly 70 percent of Mississippians failed test of basic knowledge of American history

segregated schools

Measuring diversity without holding schools accountable won’t bring about integration

New York City takes the first step towards integrating schools

How teachers are helping students affected by deportations

Immigration lawyers and education experts offer advice to teachers balancing legal requirements and moral obligations

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High schoolers in a social studies class at Patchogue-Medford work on a lesson about the history of nationalism.

After a hate crime, a town welcomes immigrants into its schools

Patchogue, Long Island, site of a brutal anti-immigrant murder in 2008, has revamped its school programs to better assist young people fleeing violence in Central America

Schools should not be battlegrounds for Trump’s fake war

Schools bear the brunt of the immigration crisis

Girls Coach Katie Lucky-Heard (left, white shirt) delivered a half-time pep talk to her team. “Tú puedes,” she said. You can do it.

Immigrant students once barred from sports can now play in Louisiana

The state’s athletic association lifts a rule requiring social security numbers after an outcry by educators and activists

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