student success

Black and Latino Students Are Locked Out of Advanced Classes While White Students Reap the Benefits

In schools across America, Black and Latino students are being pushed into less advanced courses, while their White peers reap the benefits of taking advanced classes, setting them up for better...

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Diversity

We Need to Stop Pulling Black Girls Out of Schools for Dress Code Violations

Dress code enforcement is as American as apple pie. Most of us have had some experience with dress codes, either in school or the workplace. And like all other things American, dress codes often...

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Undocumented Immigrants

Stop Pushing Girls Out of the Classroom and Just 'Let Her Learn'

Every day girls are being pushed out of the classroom. Some of them are unseen. Many of them are unheard. And too often they are victims of discrimination and untreated trauma. About a year ago the...

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Implicit bias

#MyBlackHistory Has Been and Still Is Fighting for the Right to Learn

To commemorate Black History Month, Education Post is featuring stories from parents, students and educators that connect past to present in the continued fight for better schools for Black...

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School Discipline

Are We Finally Putting an End to Corporal Punishment? It’s About Time.

This morning the Obama administration has called for an end to the use of corporal punishment, with Education Secretary John King urging states and school districts that still allow it to “eliminate...

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School Discipline

The New Civil Rights Data Is Depressing. We Must Do Better.

The Civil Rights Data Collection recently released data collected from nearly 100,000 public schools and it’s troubling. Black and Latino students are more likely to be harshly disciplined and less...

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