Education

Race-Conscious or Colorblind?

By Kevin Bushweller — January 30, 2008 1 min read

When should educators take race into account when running schools and when should they remain colorblind? Debra Viadero tackles this question in a recent Education Week article, “Teachers Advised to ‘Get Real’ on Race.”

No matter how busy you are this week, it’s worth taking the time to read this article. The implications it has for student motivation-related issues are huge.

And it’s also a topic worthy of a discussion among readers of this blog. So read the article and then let’s get a conversation going regarding the question: Should educators be race-conscious or colorblind?

A version of this news article first appeared in the Motivation Matters blog.