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At an anti-racism demonstration Feb. 10 at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, S.D., protestors listen to Native American speakers.
—Josh Morgan/Rapid City Journal/AP-File

Racism: An Open Wound for Native Students

An academic reward turned into a painful experience earlier this year for a group of American Indian students, Robert Cook writes. (May 5, 2015)

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Outreach and broader awareness of the Education Department's willingness to tackle complaints may help account for a surge in cases to the department's office for civil rights, say advocacy groups, administrators, and department officials.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
At the Paterson Academy for the Gifted and Talented, teachers say students’ diverse backgrounds deepen learning for everyone.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
A combination of factors keeps academically talented low-income students from getting the advanced instruction they need to reach their full potential.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
Leaders of elite public high schools are banding together to find ways to enroll more students from low-income families and underrepresented minority groups.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
New analyses of a 1990s anti-poverty initiative find positive long-term outcomes from children's moves to higher-income areas.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
A collective of teachers, advocates, and scholars is leveraging social media to elevate the perspectives of people of color in education policy discussions.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
The heads of the Education and Labor Departments discussed ways the federal government could support the Baltimore community in the aftermath of last month's rioting.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
The ESEA language policy does not reflect the critical role a student's first language plays in cognitive development, writes Joe Levitan.
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
May 12, 2015 - Education Week
The president's "My Brother’s Keeper" program will continue his work addressing barriers for boys and young men of color.
May 11, 2015 - Education Week

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