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Students Sherouk Mohamed, right, Karim Muse, center, and Khadra Mohamed, took part in a protest at Columbia Heights High School in Columbia Heights, Minn., last fall.
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Feds Urge Schools to Shield Muslim Students From Harassment

Amid heightened worries over terrorism and heated political discourse, some students may feel targeted because of their religion or background. (January 12, 2016)

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Advocates say more targeted recruitment efforts are needed to boost the representation of Asian-American and Pacific Islander teachers in schools.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
January 19, 2016 - Education Week
The organization is putting a greater emphasis on equity and racial issues, even as its bona fides as a social-justice organization are fiercely contested.
January 15, 2016 - Education Week
Amid heightened worries over terrorism and heated political discourse, some students may feel targeted because of their religion or background.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
The new law will bring a number of changes to ELL policy that has some advocates and educators worried about the 5 million and growing population of English-learners.
January 5, 2016 - Education Week
Special education teacher Kristin Baningoso shares an activity that she incorporates into her classroom that can help educators explore race and culture topics and get students engaged in meaningful conversations.
December 18, 2015 - Teacher
A dispute involving admissions policies at the University of Texas at Austin is up for arguments before the Supreme Court once again, and K-12 groups are weighing its implications carefully.
December 8, 2015 - Education Week
Children have a right to an education free of racist imagery and discrimination, writes attorney Jared Hautamaki.
December 3, 2015 - Education Week
A recruiter for highly selective Gettysburg College scours schools for high-achieving low-income and minority prospects.
December 1, 2015 - Education Week
When teaching African-American history in schools, the work of a historian from a century ago still resonates, writes Jeffrey Aaron Snyder.
November 24, 2015 - Education Week

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