Recently, specious claims against critical race theory have been showing up in Canada. School boards are being questioned about their anti-racism policies and the teaching of CRT to students.
College presidents worked both at the forefront and behind the scenes in fighting for African Americans’ civil rights in the 1960s.
When it comes to helping students who are homeless during the pandemic, identifying who they are is crucial, says a researcher studying the issue in one of the largest US school districts.
Accountability measures matter for addressing the urgent problem of anti-Black racism. A new Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement at the Toronto District School Board is taking action.
In recognition of National Hip Hop History Month, The Conversation presents four articles that deal with how educators and rappers are taking hip-hop from concerts to classrooms.
When colleges and universities provide better funding for Ph.D. students, more students – especially students of color – apply.
The Algebra Project – a long-standing initiative to teach algebra to Black students who might not otherwise take it – sprang from Bob Moses’ work as a civil rights activist, a historian recounts.
Two scholars of inclusive education explain how segregated Black schools advocated for Black children in a way that’s often missing from today’s desegregated classrooms.
A scholar of spelling bees explains why Zaila Avant-garde’s victory at the National Scripps Spelling Bee is significant from a historical perspective.
‘White fragility’ plays a strong role in denying Black high school students valedictorian or salutatorian status.
Applying cultural sensitivity in teaching STEM to Black students can help them engage in the sciences more.
New research uncovers sizable gaps in how college students from different ethnic backgrounds trust the people in charge of their schools. Could a history of racism be to blame?
Although school boards have yet to find a systemic way to combat anti-Black racism, educators are in a unique position to correct these injustices.
In the 1950s, Harlem mother Mae Mallory fought a school system that she saw as ‘just as Jim Crow’ as the one she had attended in the South.
An 1850 act permitted the creation of separate schools for Protestants, Catholics and for any five Black families. Some white people used the act to force Black students into separate institutions.
Racial disparities in the tech sector begin well before college.
Three experts weigh in on how college students will be taking activism from the streets to online this fall.
Young Black Canadian writers like Desmond Cole and Eternity Martis look at anti-Black racism on campus.
School integration is often thought of as something that took place in the 1960s. But the first Black student to desegregate a school by court order was an Iowa girl named Susan Clark in 1868.
Decades of inadequate teaching material and resources to support Black students in Ontario means they are severely underserved by their schools.