Students of Color
Read more about the needs and experiences of students of color in K-12 schools
Future of Work For These Black Women in STEM, Teachers’ Encouragement Went a Long Way
Black women continue to be underrepresented in science, tech, engineering, and math careers.
Science Opinion STEM Is Failing People of Color. What Educators Can Do
Students, especially students of color, need fresh incentives to pursue the fields, explains a STEM professor.
Equity & Diversity Suburban Schools Reborn: Compton, Calif., Is Charting a Hopeful Path
An exclusive excerpt from a new book about America's fast-changing suburban schools by former Education Week Staff Writer Benjamin Herold.
Mathematics Q&A How to Support Black and Latino Students to Tackle Calculus
The founder of the Calculus Project speaks about how high school math pathways shape students’ postsecondary options.
Teaching Profession Here's What High School Students of Color Think About Being a Teacher
New research asked high school students of color and Indigenous students what they think about a career in teaching.
Equity & Diversity Opinion American Education Hurt Black Students. We Deserve Reparations
The value of the educational harm inflicted on my generation of Black students exceeds $2 trillion, writes Bettina L. Love.
Equity & Diversity Schools Struggle to Properly Count Native Students. Some States Want Them to Try Harder
Michigan recently became the latest state to require the collection of data on Native K-12 students' tribal affiliations.
College & Workforce Readiness Q&A College Board Leader Discusses Controversy Over AP Courses
Trevor Packer, head of the College Board's AP program, answers EdWeek's queries about the nonprofit's future—and its recent curriculum controversies.
Equity & Diversity From College Advising to Teacher Preparation: Affirmative Action Ruling May Reshape K-12
These are some ways in which the Supreme Court’s decision may impact K-12 schools.
Reading & Literacy Video This After-School Program Is Improving Students’ Reading, One Black History Book at a Time
An after-school program seeks to teach its students about Black history and improve their reading scores at the same time.
Equity & Diversity Why Pronouncing Student Names Correctly Matters, and How to Get Them Right
Many students routinely have their names mispronounced, making school more stressful and less welcoming.
School Climate & Safety Advocates Agree: Police Shouldn't Handle Routine Discipline in Schools
School discipline should be handled by administrators, not school police, advocates for and against school police agree.