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Can We Do More to Help Blacks Improve Their Lot?

Nebraska is a progressive state in many respects.  Last fall we raised our state minimum wage.   The Nebraska Legislature is now on the verge of eliminating the death penalty.  316 more words

Jack Heidel

Factors affecting Ethnic Educational Inequality

Theoretical literature and empirical research have proposed several factors to interpret low educational achievement of immigrants’ children and mechanisms through which educational inequality between migrant youth and native peers with no foreign background occurs and/or is preserved. 1,838 more words

Social And Economic Inequalities

Baltimore Is About Economics, Not Racism

The death of another black man at the hands of the police, this time Freddie Gray of Baltimore, has again set off a national debate about poverty, inequality and racial injustice. 247 more words

Jack Heidel

when my students' community is broken

Today my heart shattered into a million pieces of stain-colored glass.

My students, with despondent faces, entered my classroom. The air was heavy.

“What’s up guys?”

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take your vitamins: boosting school immunity in the treatment against teacher turnover

There is an epidemic eating at the bloodlines of our educational system: teacher turnover. Not only is teacher attrition expensive (wasted expenses), it is also detrimental to… 882 more words


How the American Higher Education System Contributes to Inequality

Income inequality in the U.S. is a major problem, getting worse all the time.  There are many reasons why this is happening and many suggestions… 352 more words

Jack Heidel