A child’s family background has a lot to do with how advanced their math knowledge is in kindergarten.
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By kindergarten, white and Asian students are three to four times as likely as Black and Hispanic students to display advanced math skills.
Street mural by Nomen in Quinta do Mocho, Lisbon, to highlight immigrant experiences in Portugal.
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Students from São Tomé and Príncipe must negotiate being both native speakers of Portuguese and Black Africans. And how they speak Portuguese is perceived as an issue.
Racist behaviour in universities manifests itself in nuanced and covert ways.
As they grow up, children learn not to talk about race, but a positive emphasis on diversity is better than teaching colourblindness.
Are textbooks having an impact on the framing of race issues?
Textbook language can influence thinking. So, what do some textbooks say on issues of race?
No room for unconscious bias with these grades.
Names of applicants will no longer be shown on university admissions forms from 2017. But will it help?
A happy place, for everyone.
Brunel University London
Universities have a long way to go before they become exemplars of ethnic equality and diversity. That’s the thrust of a new report published by race equality think-tank, the Runnymede Trust. As David…
We need to talk.
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One in three people in Britain describe themselves as being very or a little racially prejudiced, according to a recent British Social Attitudes Survey. How are middle-class black families coping with…