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Rules To Reduce Obama Era-Policy On Racial Bias In Schools In Review

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is reviewing an Obama-era policy that tried to counter racial bias in school discipline and lessen penalties for student infractions. 835 more words

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Do You See Us: Black Parkland Students Fear Increasing Police After Shooting Tragedy

Black students, comprising 11 percent of teens attending Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, are tired of being ignored by media coverage and community members that have all but given them the mic to speak after the Parkland shooting tragedy, they said on Thursday. 542 more words

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Why Arming Teachers And Police At Schools Is The Last Thing Black Students Need

The debate surrounding the state of school security following last week’s deadly massacre in Florida has increasingly turned to arming teachers and police alike on school grounds. 691 more words

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NYC Principal Bans Black History Month Content

In the middle of Black History Month, the last thing you want to hear is someone hating on all the brilliance and beauty of our shining stars and their contributions. 428 more words

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Education Department Investigates Civil Rights Complaint In Iowa School District

The U.S. Department of Education launched a civil rights investigation of an Iowa school district after Black students complained of being discriminated against. Many in the civil rights community were concerned that this, and other cases, will get only a cursory investigation considering the signals on civil rights from the Trump administration. 407 more words

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