Tag: School

Education Disparities for Minorities, Report Finds

Academically challenging classes, experienced teachers and moderate disciplinary policies are housed in affluent white school districts, leaving minorities on the fringe, according to a U.S. Department of Education survey. “In general, the data shows students of color, students whose first language is not English and students with disabilities are, according…

Racism in Grade School And Its Damaging Long-Term Effects

According to a March 2014 report released by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, more Black students are severely punished at school than white students despite the fact that more white students are enrolled in schools. The study reveals that this begins as early as preschool: “Black…

Back to School and Most Students Aren't White

By Chris Hoenig Photo by Shutterstock For the first time, non-Hispanic whites will make up less than 50 percent of this year’s U.S. public-school students. The National Center for Education Statistics projects that Latinos, Blacks, Asians and Pacific Islanders, American Indians and biracial students will, when added together, represent 50.2…