Education news, analysis, and opinion about the interdisciplinary study of race and ethnicity
Curriculum Schools to Pilot AP African American Studies Course Amid Upheaval Over Teaching Race
At least 60 schools this fall will test out a new college credit course that examines African American history and culture.
Curriculum Calif. Deletes Popular Affirmation From Curriculum After Suit Claims It's an Aztec Prayer
This lawsuit is one of the first major legal challenges to the state's model ethnic studies curriculum.
Equity & Diversity Census Prompts Push for More Indigenous School Lessons
American Indians and Alaska Natives say census numbers prove that Indigenous history should get more attention in public school classrooms.
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 Opinion 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.