Race

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

HBCU international students

HBCUs open their doors wider to international students

The colleges are bringing in foreign students to give their campuses more international flavor, and help with the bottom line

To help first-generation students succeed, colleges enlist their parents

1 in 3 first-generation students quits college within three years. Can colleges boost grad rates by building relationships with students’ parents?

The cost of going back to school keeps rising

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

A few universities help black and Hispanic students reach and finish graduate school

The ranks of such students, who are stymied by cost and inexperience, remain low

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

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Indianapolis schools

An innovative school leader rethinks education for kids of color in Indianapolis

A former principal in Noble and KIPP charter schools is taking a different tack in a proposed high school

poverty in schools

A school administrator tries to shame poverty away

The pervasiveness of poverty in schools demands real solutions

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.'

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