An analysis shows that Black students at more racially segregated schools have a greater tendency to turn to the bottle.
The effort to give every student equal access to an education has lasted decades and may need even more time before the goal is reached.
In middle school classes, students from lower-income families tended to be concentrated in just a few classrooms, new research from North Carolina has found.
Inspired by her own experience with the education system, a professor of sociology explores how race and racism influence school choice and education.
Though the 1954 Brown v. Board ruling required the integration of public education, US schools remain separated by race.
Brown v. Board didn’t overrule ‘separate-but-equal’ but it had that end. A law scholar explains how there is a lesson there for conservatives on today’s Court looking to end abortion in the US.
Americans tend to think of diversity in demographic terms, but it has a qualitative element to it that reflects a fundamental battle between segregation and integration.
Americans’ collective memory of school desegregation involves crowds of screaming white protesters. But less well known are the whites who stood by quietly, and those who approved of the changes.
Howard Fuller’s support for school choice is connected to the Black Power movement and a pursuit to provide Black students a quality education by any means necessary.
One recommendation to fix inequity in Australia is for the government to fund non-government schools to the same degree as government schools, while banning them from charging fees.
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.
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.
When the Supreme Court exempted suburbs in the North from the kind of desegregation orders imposed in the South, it enabled the ‘de facto’ segregation that continues in America’s schools to this day.
Public school funding aims for every student to have the same opportunities. But a new study shows parents contributions still perpetuate inequality in government schools.
While the Brown vs. Board of Education case is often celebrated for ordering school desegregation, history shows many black people in the city where the case began opposed integrated schools.
Better funding, integrated neighborhoods and a diverse teacher workforce are among the things needed to dismantle a long-standing racially segregated school system, a scholar argues.
Some communities are seeking to secede from larger school districts to form their own school districts in the name of ‘local control.’ But court rulings find race is often at play.
While Linda Brown is being celebrated for her role in the historic Brown v. Board of Education case that desegregated US schools, a researcher says the story behind the case is more complex.
Immigrant pupils do not cause a decline in education standards, according to a new OECD report.
One of the many striking aspects of slavery was denial of education to slaves. How is this history reflected in today’s school system?