Equity & Diversity
Parents in Boone County, Kentucky, were outraged this past January when a ninth grader who had been suspended a year earlier for threatening violence against his fellow students returned to class as soon as his punishment time was up. The parents packed a school board meeting, excoriating the county superintendent and other officials for the …
A slew of anti-Black education policies have helped make Florida a sanctuary state for hate and violence, writes Tyrone C. Howard.
Teachers, parents, and students in a California district claim the resolution restricts their rights.
In new guidance, the Education Department cites examples of school policies or programs that violate civil rights law.
The frequently used term obscures the racism operating behind it, writes Bettina L. Love.
What is OCR, how do you file a complaint, and what relief can it offer for students or staff whose civil rights may have been violated?
Forty percent of Florida parents who responded to a survey want to leave the state because of its “Don’t Say Gay” law.
A Wisconsin district may owe compensatory instruction to a nonbinary student for excluding them from some in-person instruction.
A Wisconsin district must allow trans students to use bathrooms aligning with their gender identity, according to a new ruling.
Various presentations at the College Board's AP annual conference this month touched on equity concerns around the AP program.
A school in Katy Independent School District in Texas runs an AP Ambassador program that offers AP course mentorship among students.
Florida's state board of education passed rules banning bathroom access and pronoun use for trans and nonbinary students and teachers.
Some of Oklahoma's largest school districts resisted a directive to detail their spending on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Pronouncing students' names correctly on the first day of school means more to students than educators may think.
These are some ways in which the Supreme Court’s decision may impact K-12 schools.
Many students routinely have their names mispronounced, making school more stressful and less welcoming.
Some politicians claim they want to protect children from "the radical left woke mob," but it's a false narrative, writes Bettina L. Love.
Nothing in the Supreme Court decision keeps K-12 educators from working for racial equity, writes a teacher educator.
A federal law protects LGBTQ+ student clubs like gender and sexuality alliances, the U.S. Department of Education stressed.
Experts talk about what affirmative action is, how it's worked, and what's at stake—including for K-12 schools.
New York state's education department released guidance on how schools should support and affirm transgender and gender-expansive students.