Equity & Diversity
Education news, analysis, and opinion about race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, and/or religious beliefs and schools.
- Equity & Diversity Opinion The ‘Great Replacement Theory’ Is a Lie. It's Also a Threat to SchoolsThe conspiracy espoused by the Buffalo shooting suspect is of particular concern for schools, writes Jonathan E. Collins.Equity & Diversity A School Openly Discusses Race in a State That Bans ItAt Millwood High School, discussions on race are everywhere, and students say the lessons are essential.Equity & Diversity Opinion The Buffalo Massacre Is Exactly Why We Need to Talk About Racism With White StudentsToo many white people are receiving their information about race from racist media rather than their schools, writes David Nurenberg.Equity & Diversity Native American Children Endured Brutal Treatment in U.S. Boarding Schools, Federal Report ShowsDeaths, physical and psychological punishments, and manual labor occurred at the more than 400 federal boarding schools.Equity & Diversity Early Transgender Identity Tends to Endure, Study SuggestsChildren who begin identifying as transgender at a young age tend to retain that identity at least for several years, a study suggests.Equity & Diversity Opinion School Boards' Diversity Problem Goes Deeper Than You RealizeWith few Black and brown members, some boards have amplified fringe voices, writes the head of the Leaders of Color organization.Equity & Diversity Q&A What Should Culturally Relevant Teaching Look Like Today? Gloria Ladson-Billings Explains"The attack on anything that allows more participation and moves us toward equity is going full force," the scholar said.Equity & Diversity What's Driving the Push to Restrict Schools on LGBTQ Issues?A confluence of factors have resulted in a wave of legislation this year targeted at classroom discussions on gender and sexuality.Equity & Diversity Opinion How to Train an Anti-Racist Teacher: 9 Practical TakeawaysProfessional development is often long on theory, short on practice, writes teacher educator Traci Dennis. Here are ways to overcome that.Equity & Diversity Q&A Why Schools Need to Talk About Racial Bias in AI-Powered TechnologiesDigital Promise and the Edtech Equity Project aim to certify products that prioritize racial equity when using artificial intelligence.Equity & Diversity Webinar United We Learn: Honoring America’s Racial and Ethnic Diversity in EducationExplore evidence-based practices that reduce bias and promote positive student identities.Equity & Diversity Here's What Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' and Anti-'Woke' Bills Actually SayTwo controversial bills involving instruction on issues including race and sexuality have been widely publicized and often mischaracterized.Equity & Diversity Q&A Racist Bomb Threats and Post-Civil War School Burnings: A Scholar Connects the DotsHundreds of Black schools built during Reconstruction were burned, but racist violence against schools is hardly a historical footnote.Equity & Diversity K-12 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trainings: Are They Divisive or Effective?Education Week attended one district's training to see what it entails.