Education news, analysis, and opinion about the interdisciplinary study of race and ethnicity
Equity & Diversity Anti-Asian Violence: What Schools Should Start Doing About It
Asian-Americans are often erased from the curriculum and even from schools' social justice work. Five educators discuss how to change that.
Mathematics Seattle Schools Lead Controversial Push to 'Rehumanize' Math
The Seattle school district is planning to infuse all math classes with ethnic-studies questions.
Social Studies California's Ethnic Studies Curriculum, Criticized for 'Anti-Jewish Bias,' to Be Revised
California's proposed curriculum guide in ethnic studies is being sent back for substantial revision after a pileup of criticism that it's anti-Semitic.
Equity & Diversity AP World History Is Not Enough. Students Need an AP Ethnic Studies Course
Culturally inclusive curricula can boost engagement and achievement for students of color, writes Suneal Kolluri.
Equity & Diversity By Any Other Name, Texas Gives Nod to Mexican-American-Studies Class
Texas' school board has given final approval to a plan to draft standards to guide a class focused on the experiences of Mexican-Americans, but in a decision that riled board members and supporters, it won't be called Mexican-American Studies.
Curriculum By Any Other Name, Mexican-American Studies Class Finally Gets Texas Approval
Texas has finally approved course guidelines for a Mexican-American studies class. But the state's rechristening of the course title has drawn criticism.
Law & Courts Federal Judge Blocks Arizona From Banning Ethnic Studies
A federal judge has blocked an Arizona law that led to the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American history course in the Tucson school district.
Social Studies Judge Blocks Arizona From Banning Ethnic Studies Classes
A federal judge has blocked an Arizona state law that led to the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American history course in Tucson Unified School District.
Teaching Opinion Response: 'Ethnic Studies Courses Benefit All Students'
Tony Diaz, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath and H. Richard Milner IV write about the importance of ethnic studies classes.
Curriculum Texas Rejects Mexican-American Textbook But Will Consider Elective Course (Again)
The Texas State Board of Education last week voted against a proposed Mexican-American textbook, but agreed to discuss in January the option of creating an elective course in Mexican-American studies instead.
Curriculum Race, Ethnic Studies Will Be a Graduation Requirement in Conn. District
Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, Bridgeport high school students will be required to take a course in African American Studies, Latin American Studies or Perspectives on Race to earn a diploma.
Equity & Diversity Racial Discrimination Was Behind Ethnic-Studies Courses Ban, Judge Rules
A federal judge has ruled that Arizona's ban on ethnic studies courses was motivated by racial discrimination.