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Study: Teachers more likely to label black students as troublemakers

A new study from Stanford University might help explain why previous studies have shown that black students are expelled at a significantly higher rate than their white counterparts. 285 more words

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When Deshawn And Greg Act Out In Class, Guess Who Gets Branded A Troublemaker

By Macrina Cooper-White

Research has shown that young black students in American schools are expelled and suspended three times as often as white students. Now a disturbing new study from Stanford University reveals one factor behind such disproportionate punishment. 269 more words

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How should Lebanon Schools respond to allegations of racism in schools?

In a recent article, Lebanon Schools are the subject of allegations of racism in schools. A mother of two biracial children has filed a federal complaint with the United Stated Office for Civil Rights. 749 more words

Racism In Education

Five Things United Negro College Fund is Doing for Students

Michael Lomax is the head of the United Negro College Fund. On Sunday in Atlanta, the UNCF holds its 36th annual telethon. Lomax sees the event as part of a greater effort to recruit a new generation of African-American stars to donate to the organization, which distributes millions in aid annually to historically black colleges and universities and provides scholarships to racial and ethnic minority students to attend all types of institutions. 25 more words

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Racism a lingering problem among collegiate millennials

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolmates makes her reluctant to encourage other black students to enroll “in a place where you feel unsafe and no one cares about you.” 1,024 more words

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