New research finds state zero tolerance laws do not improve student safety. In fact, they increase the use of suspensions and racial disparities in discipline.
Summer is not an idyllic time for all. Two researchers who are black and are parents to two black children describe why they feel the weight of the summer.
Statistics on black student graduation rates don't reveal the complete picture: at highly selective colleges and universities, black student graduation rates range from 88 percent to 96 percent.
Two students -- one black and one white -- with the same math and reading achievement could have very different likelihoods of being identified as gifted.
Rather than simply shutting down these groups, universities need to engage these difficult conversations to support the younger generation to fight together for meaningful social change.
In defence of the campaign by students and lecturers at Cambridge for the university to take down a promotional video featuring the controversial historian.
Here's what black student activists were asking for 50 years ago. So, what changed?
I taught at Mizzou from 1996 to 2008. Here's why the events don't surprise me.
Black youth are grappling with the question of the meaning of freedom in post-apartheid South Africa. They seek an antidote to their reality wherein blackness continues to be mocked and marginalised.
Students of color are subjected to harsher disciplinary measures. Are schools doing enough to check this practice?
Black students get suspended or expelled at a rate three times greater than white students. The cost: they fall behind in school, and the cycle of poverty and failure is perpetuated.
When people are nudged into noticing their commonalities, instead of remaining focused on their differences, it leads to remarkable results.