What it’s like to be on the receiving end of slurs and stereotyping, and what educators can do about it.
As sweeping social changes redefine “family,” school library book collections are in need of an overhaul.
Implicit bias, which has a major impact in a student’s ability to learn and feel valued, has to be addressed with ongoing training. “You can’t do it once and expect it to stick,” says educator.
An eye-opening new book looks at how racial inequality thrives at a diverse and high-achieving suburban high school.
Hundreds of books are either removed or challenged in U.S. schools and libraries each year.
“It’s like breaking a habit, but the first thing you have to do is become aware of the habit,” says expert.
“Keeping students from learning about their own history is structural racism, ” says teacher Jose Lara.
Few American schools are immune to the racial divides that run through our nation, says director of Teaching Tolerance.