Our schools have always been segregated by race, class, and economic status. Two teachers reveal the struggles of educating in a perpetually broken system.
Creating equitable education isn’t just about combating segregation with a diverse student body. It’s about equal access to resources, restorative justice, and representation.
In a country obsessed with guns, where lockdown drills are practically part of the curriculum, Florida legislators just voted to allow teachers to be armed in schools. We’re headed for the Wild, Wild West.
Elite schools hold themselves forth as establishments that reward excellence. But brown and black students are treated as interlopers and beneficiaries of affirmative action, while the white and wealthy buy their way in.
With policing and paddling showing no signs of subsiding, the classroom is a space for destruction, not education, for students of color.
Lockdown drills, armed teachers, bulletproof backpacks, and now the proposal to teach kids how to triage one another—have lawmakers lost their minds?
In the wake of #MeToo, professors grapple with how to teach culturally important art while reckoning with the abusive, misogynist nature of some of its creators.
Fund-raising programs like General Mills’ Box Tops require big parental investment with few returns. But public education is desperate, underfunded, and currently under attack.
The war on higher education being waged by Betsy DeVos and Republicans has one overall goal: to keep the lower and middle classes uneducated, underemployed, and perpetually in debt.
From income inequality to gender to education, the U.S. is lagging far behind most other developed countries. Here's what we need to fix to truly make America great.