When I saw the publicly displayed outrage on social media from Black Americans, concerning musical-artist R. Kelly’s predatory behavior and I White homeless man’s assault on a Black Mc Donald’s employee, I simultaneously thought about why the same communal disapproval of America’s abysmal educational treatment of Black students hasn’t been equivalently shown.
Rigorous research suggests that low-income, nonwhite students in urban areas tend to perform better if enrolled in charter schools instead of traditional public schools.
Pending the Board’s formal acceptance of Vice President Decker’s resignation and following the guidelines set forth in Board Policy 1102, the Board would consider appointment of a qualified resident from District 5 who would serve the remainder of the term which runs through 2020.
machine that ships a few bright kids into middle-class schools while abandoning the majority of minority kids who must navigate through crumbling buildings and outdated textbooks.
Black and Latinx parents often are depicted as uneducated and incapable of assisting their children with homework, which may be the reason a black or brown student doesn’t return homework or does poorly in school.
Cloudy skies are now clear for some 15,000 current and former students today. The US Department of Education was defeated in court, canceling $150 million of student loan debt for students who attended shady for-profit colleges.
By: Nate Morris, senior editor In a packed auditorium at the Tulsa Community College Center for Creativity, students from seven schools presented their semester-long projects to change their school and the greater […]