Hours after she was handed a five-day suspension, 14-year-old Taytum sat on a south Edmonton patio while back at school, class carried on without her. 2,421 more words
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RICHMOND, Va. (WAVY) — Before he became Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond), he wasn’t exactly a star student.
“I was sort of what you would call in public schools a habitual offender,” he said. 400 more words
Originally published in The American Prospect on May 25, 2017.
The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, a suburban Boston charter in Malden, Massachusetts, is under fire for its dress-code policy prohibiting hair extensions and afros, rules that critics say are racially discriminatory. 1,208 more words
Black girls are being kicked out of the nation’s schools at alarming rates.
In every state across America, Black girls are twice as likely to be suspended from school as white girls, according to a new report from the National Women’s Law Center. 549 more words
Holders Real Madrid take a big lead to the Vicente Calderon, as they look to pile the misery on rivals Atletico Madrid and seal their spot in a second consecutive Champions League final. 573 more words