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The Pygmalion Effect: Addressing unconscious bias in teacher expectations has positive outcomes on the performance of black and Latino students. Source: Great Expectations: Race, Ethnicity, and Education

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Talking to children after racial incidents 

Parents have a natural instinct to teach and protect their children. Police-involved killings, the shooting of Dallas officers, peaceful protests that turn violent — incidents that are often traumatic for adults — can make these two instincts feel in conflict. 21 more words

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First, adults responsible for teaching and caring for children should have the tools, supports, and inducements necessary for doing their work well. We need arrangements — interventions, if you will — to equip parents and teachers with state of the art skills, social supports, and tools to do their work well, including appropriate forms of accountability. 187 more words

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Talking to kids about discrimination

Experts say diversity and discrimination are subjects that need to be addressed with children.

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Role Models and Stereotypes

This lesson provides an opportunity for elementary students to learn about Misty Copeland, reflect on her experiences and story and explore how stereotypes and role models influence career aspirations and decisions. 15 more words

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Issue Brief Reveals that Unconscious Bias Permeates Through School Discipline

The Issue Brief: Racial Disproportionality in School Discipline: Implicit Bias is Heavily Implicated, shows that zero-tolerance policies that mandate automatic disciplinary consequences are applied unevenly across racial and ethnic groups, contributing to the disproportionality problem and creating risks of other negative life outcomes, such as higher drop-out rates, lower academic achievement, incarceration later in life and all of their collateral results. 11 more words

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