2013 School Racial Review

School and Racial Experiences for Children of Color in 2013 and 2014

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School and Racial Experiences for Children of Color in 2013 and 2014

 

March 2013

Should Mexican-American Books Be Banned in Public Schools?

April 2013

Separate But Equal: Should Black Students Have Separate Graduations?

June 2013

Ohio School Apologizes After Attempting To Ban 'Afro-Puffs' And 'Twisted Braids'
New education standards factor in student race, economic status

September 2013

Oklahoma student's hair becomes problem for school
A school official’s unbelievably racist texts
Underground Railroad Reenactment during Field Trip Enrages Parents

October 2013

Music Teacher Segregates Black And White Kids, Then Calls Them “Stupid”
Black & Hispanic students get fewer advanced classes and science labs at city high schools

November 2013

Completely Adorable 12-Year-Old Might Face Expulsion Over Her Awesome Natural Hair

December 2013

Teacher scolds black student for Santa costume because 'Santa is white'
Christmas book pulled from schools for saying Jesus was white, teaching religion
Ohio teacher: "We do not need another black president

 Alabama schools, joining Florida and Virginia, impose lower academic standards for children of color. 

 

Take a look at Alabama’s Plan 2020.  These percentages represent the educational expectations for third-graders to pass math in their subgroups for 2013:
- 93.6 percent of Asian/Pacific Islander students.
- 91.5 percent of white students.
- 90.3 percent of American Indian students.
- 89.4 percent of multiracial students.
- 85.5 percent of Hispanic students.
- 82.6 percent of students in poverty.
- 79.6 percent of English language-learner students.
- 79 percent of black students.
- 61.7 percent of special needs students.
*From Tuscaloosa News
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2014:

February

School sorry for Black History lunch menu of watermelon, fried chicken (from Washington Post)
Students Banned From Covering Malcolm X For Black History Month (from Chicago Defender)
Black Student Finds Racist Comments On Dorm Message Board (from blackamericaweb.com)
Mississippi To Question 3 White Students In Statue Vandalism (from Huffington Post)

 March 

Some slam ‘racist’ stereotypes in play at Newton North (from Boston Globe)

 

November

Black Students Walk Out Of Va. High School In Protest Of Asst. Principal’s Racist Tweet

 

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