Only 8 percent of U.S. high school seniors can identify slavery as the central cause of the Civil War. A new study issues an urgent call on schools to do a better job at teaching the country’s ‘original sin.’
They may be legal, but these searches may be contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline. Restorative justice is the better option for schools.
Social studies teacher Terry Jess is determined to spread the message of social justice, equity, and racial justice.
In 2013–2014, about 70,000 students were arrested at school, a way too common practice that is feeding the profit margins of privatized prisons.
In one of the most productive agricultural regions in the U.S., thousands of students – the vast majority of them HIspanic – may be poisoning themselves just by breathing the air.
Educators gather to identify the tools and skills needed to ensure students have equity, assets, and opportunity in their public schools.
20,000 educators could be deported because of the cancellation of DACA. Among them is Karen Reyes, a 29-year-old teacher of Deaf pre-kindergartners.
A workshop helps kids deal with the fear and anxiety about their families’ immigration status.
NEA-affiliated California Faculty Association adopts resolution calling for Cal State campuses to be a “safe zones” for students and families threatened by immigration enforcement.