Tag: students of color

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to create positive reading experiences for students of color

February 15, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Parker encouraged educators to understand what they’re willing to “go to the mat” for when it comes to taking a stand for their students and the work they do in the classroom. She also stressed the importance of making sure […]


Chicago considers ways to retain African American teachers

December 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Diversifying Chicago’s teacher workforce could begin with strengthening efforts to retain the African American teachers it already has. One way it’s doing that is by launching teacher-support initiatives such as a residency program that provides mentors and pays for graduate […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Study: Latino children attending more racially isolated elementary schools

July 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The study comes as new data from the RAND Corp.’s American Educator Panels shows white principals and teachers are less likely than nonwhite educators to say their university pre-service training programs adequately prepared them to work with students of color […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: 2.7M students suspended in 2015-16 despite efforts to curb exclusionary discipline

July 25, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Many school districts are attempting to reduce the number of expulsions and slow the school-to-prison pipeline that tends to disproportionately impact students of color and students with disabilities. According to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ report, the number of […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Students of color now the majority, but work remains to ensure culturally relevant materials

February 21, 2019

Via: Education Dive

With students of color now comprising 50% of America’s public school student population, and 80% of the student population in urban public schools, ensuring textbooks and other curriculum resources are culturally relevant is more important than ever. Last year, Learning […]

Higher Education

Study: College Students of Color Need More Mental Health Support

January 20, 2016

Via: Education News

Two leading mental health organizations have announced a partnership in an effort to offer suggestions to colleges and universities that can improve support for the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. The Jed Foundation (JED) and the Steve Fund […]