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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

Angel Carter, a senior at Tulane University, leads the Green Wave Ambassadors, the tour guide group for the admissions office.

America’s colleges struggle to envision the future of diversity on campus

America’s colleges struggle to define, let alone achieve, diverse campuses in today’s identity-centric and socioeconomically divided climate

Adley Nyakora, a freshman at Minnesota State University, Mankato, plays Operation, while Cornelius Bright, Elijah Calderon-Pitchford, Aburrahman Guantai, and Jordan Headley look on.

Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

Unless more residents get to and through college, the state won’t be able to fill jobs that require higher education

Leona Tate, 64, who helped to desegregate the Deep South when she was six years old.

As a 6-year-old, Leona Tate helped desegregate schools. Now she wants others to learn that history

Tate plans to open an educational center in the New Orleans school she attended as one of only three black students in 1960

STUDENT VOICE: ‘Sometimes my voice alone wasn’t enough’

Civics education empowers a California high school student and her peers

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In San Antonio, school integration may not lift all boats

One of the most economically segregated cities in the countries is trying integration to compete with charters and other school districts, but some schools in the poorest areas aren’t benefitting

Desegregation is unraveling in this Texas town

As the federal government releases districts from desegregation orders, will their commitment to equity continue?

Participants celebrate “Selena Day” as part of the Association for the Study of Higher Education annual conference.

Why does pride in blackness provoke such defensiveness?

The resistance to the idea of a woke academy at a higher ed conference shows how far we still have to go

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