Members of the National Council of Canadian Muslims Mustafa Farooq, left, and Bochra Manaï, right, speak during a news conference in Montréal, June 17, 2019, where plans were outlined to lawfully challenge Québec’s Bill 21.
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Québec schools must consider Bill 21's potential impact on students. Bullying researchers have found links between publicly permitted behaviour and personal expression.
Toronto school board data reveals that Black, racialized and lower-income students face significant gaps in student outcomes.
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In examining and addressing opportunity gaps for racialized students in schools, school boards must learn to account for present-day and historical inequities.
General assimilatory practices can leave pupils feeling isolated.
There are several ways to deal with discrimination, from initiating national dialogues to training teachers to identify their own biases.
Canadians seem not to want to talk about race and racism, deferring instead to ‘income’ and immigration status when it comes to measuring education success.
News of Canada's successful immigrant students glosses over important stories of racism, for example the 'streaming' of Black males. But without more data beyond Toronto, the story is hard to share.
The fact that parents may be physically absent from schools does not mean they are disinterested in their children’s academic and professional success.
Working class parents may be too busy to attend high school events, but they take an active role in their children's success.
Children often need to be told to be inclusive.
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When teachers and schools remind children to be inclusive, they are nicer to those not in their 'group'.
After the Spurr email saga academics banded together to stop racism on campus.
In recent weeks we have been reminded that our university campuses, like everywhere else, are not racism-free spaces. The controversy surrounding poetry professor Barry Spurr serves to remind us that universities…
Ethnic and Indigenous students report racism in Aussie schools, but who are the perpetrators?
High-profile cases of racial discrimination on the sporting field and on public transport capture the media’s attention, but we hear less about racism in our schools. One survey of secondary students across…