Diversity

The latest news about diversity in schools, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Alana Ramadan tests Ron Darius Sledge, a kindergartner, in the hallway at Harvest Preparatory School in Minneapolis.
—Ackerman + Gruber for Education Week

Data and the Debate Over Diversity in Charters

Charter schools have long been criticized for a lack of diversity, but a national analysis reveals the degree to which charter schools skew toward a certain racial or ethnic group varies greatly from state to state. (June 13, 2016)

Issue Backgrounder

For background on this topic, see:
English-Language Learners

Learning the Language Blog

02/15 07:40 am | AFT President Urges Big-City Mayors to Shield Immigrant Students, Families | The American Federation of Teachers is concerned about recent federal immigration raids that swept up hundreds of undocumented immigrants, President Randi Weingarten said.

Get RSS Feed for This Topic Latest News

Letter to the Editor
School Diversity Unites Students
February 15, 2017 – Education Week
The sweeping order to halt residents from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States and an uncertain fate for undocumented DREAMers are stoking fears for immigrant students.
February 8, 2017 | Updated: February 9, 2017 – Education Week
A series of violent incidents in the city's schools—including contentious encounters involving police—has eroded trust and divided some students, teachers, and administrators, making the district's efforts to revamp school security challenging.
February 8, 2016 – Education Week
In the current political climate, educator Daniel Osborn discusses how to balance diversity of student opinion with a respectful classroom.
February 8, 2017 – Education Week
For many principals and other school leaders, learning how to handle some of the toughest issues in schools happens only after they are on the job.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an Education Week Research Center analysis finds.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
On the cusp of Donald Trump's inauguration, Frederick M. Hess warns that policymakers could sideline education scholarship because of its left-leaning bias.
January 11, 2017 – Education Week
School administrators and teachers must create equal opportunities for minority and low-income students in gifted education, writes Harold O. Levy.
January 4, 2017 – Education Week
Education Week checks back with Ayat Husseini, a student whose parents were reluctant to let her leave home to attend her first-choice college.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Advocates worry that the incoming Trump administration could scale back federal civil rights enforcement in education after nearly eight years of high-profile attention to the subject.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Commented