What are the race-related struggles that African-American students experience throughout their school years? Here’s the story of Tyrone.
Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.
On the 20th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s promise to “end welfare as we know it,” a social work scholar asks why child poverty is still such a problem in the U.S. and what race has to do with it.
The learning loss that occurs over the summer for poor students can lead to a growing academic achievement gap in subsequent years. What are community schools and how do they help low-income students?
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.
A ‘leaky STEM pipeline’ keeps many women, racial and ethnic minorities as well as adults from low-income families from pursuing STEM careers. How early do these leaks begin?
The majority of music education teachers in American schools are white, and education focuses on Western classical music. What impact does it have?
Two students – one black and one white – with the same math and reading achievement could have very different likelihoods of being identified as gifted.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is replacing No Child Left Behind (NCLB). How much of an improvement is it over the earlier law?
What happens when kids are put through harsh disciplinary measures?