School and Racial Experiences for Children of Color in 2013 and 2014
March 2013Should Mexican-American Books Be Banned in Public Schools?
April 2013Separate But Equal: Should Black Students Have Separate Graduations?
June 2013Ohio School Apologizes After Attempting To Ban 'Afro-Puffs' And 'Twisted Braids' New education standards factor in student race, economic status
September 2013Oklahoma student's hair becomes problem for school A school official’s unbelievably racist texts Underground Railroad Reenactment during Field Trip Enrages Parents
October 2013Music 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 2013Completely Adorable 12-Year-Old Might Face Expulsion Over Her Awesome Natural Hair
December 2013Teacher 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 YOU MAY ALSO FIND INTERESTING: Yes, Please Lower Your Standards for My Child
FebruarySchool 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)
MarchSome slam ‘racist’ stereotypes in play at Newton North (from Boston Globe)