Tags » Educational Inequality

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

when it all falls apart: on senioritis and mindfulness

I write often on this blog space about teaching…and a lot of it is a perky portrait of balloons and bubbles.

Not today. Today those balloons and bubbles popped. 689 more words

Learners

Study: Black girls 6 times more likely to be suspended than white girls in New York schools

A new study released by the African American Policy Forum and the Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies at Columbia University shows that black girls are… 209 more words

News

Couple sues school district for disproportionately sending black kids to special education programs

A Washington couple is suing the school district for First Amendment violations and for racial profiling.

Lawrence and Katherine Williams say their 5-year-old son was placed in a special education program… 131 more words

News

Reconciliation will be paved with lasting positive change

A 16 member panel convened at the Ferguson Community Center today, one week after the grand jury decision was announced not to indict Darren Wilson.  Wilson resigned from the police department after there were protests following the grand jury decision.  161 more words

Being Black Is Like Carrying a Flag

The endless murders of unarmed black men and boys by cops shares something with—of all things—global warming. This is what they share: You can’t be certain that any particular death was murder by out-of-control cops, and you can’t be certain that any given weather event is due to global climate change. 679 more words

Economics

Educational Inequality in Southend

I read an interesting post on grammar schools the other day. Julian is in the Southend Labour Party and somebody I know fairly well from there. 400 more words

Education