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Atlanta Schools Cheating Trial Begins

Atlanta Schools Cheating Trial Begins

by Julianne Hing on August 11 2014, 11:57AM

It remains one of the largest test-cheating scandals in the nation.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Black Student Body President Stripped of Office After Mocking White Classmates

Black Student Body President Stripped of Office After Mocking White Classmates

by Jamilah King on July 2 2014, 11:04AM

The incident highlights racial tensions at elite boarding schools.

Topics: Culture

60 Years After Brown, School Segregation on the Rise

60 Years After Brown, School Segregation on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on May 15 2014, 12:46PM

There is much to commemorate, but much less to celebrate.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

New York Governor Drops Prison Education Plan

New York Governor Drops Prison Education Plan

by Carla Murphy on April 7 2014, 2:42PM

Defeat demonstrates continued resistance to prison reform

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

by Carla Murphy on March 20 2014, 12:40PM

Georgia ranks eighth in country for the size of its immigrant population, up from 16th in 1990.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

The Chinese-American Community Grapples With Affirmative Action, and Itself

The Chinese-American Community Grapples With Affirmative Action, and Itself

by Julianne Hing on March 18 2014, 7:00AM

A proposal to repeal part of California’s affirmative action ban has some in the state’s Asian-American community up in arms.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

Watch the Latest Episode of the Black Girls CODE Web Documentary

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 9:54AM

Meet the future of tech!

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Technology, Youth and Race

Youth File Complaint Against NC Public High Schools

Youth File Complaint Against NC Public High Schools

by Carla Murphy on March 6 2014, 2:40PM

Alleges schools deter immigrants from enrolling

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Racial Harassment Picks Up After Video About Being Black at UCLA Law School

Racial Harassment Picks Up After Video About Being Black at UCLA Law School

by Julianne Hing on February 27 2014, 12:39PM

UCLA Law School Dean admits the campus has “racial issues.”

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

On Next Year's High School Curriculum? '12 Years a Slave'

On Next Year’s High School Curriculum? ‘12 Years a Slave’

by Jamilah King on February 25 2014, 11:35AM

The film adaptation of Solomon Northup’s remarkable story is one of the leading contenders for this year’s Academy Award for Best Feature Film

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

Cal State L.A. Students Push for Ethnic Studies Requirement

by Jamilah King on February 12 2014, 11:53AM

Another showdown is brewing over ethnic studies.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

How Does It Feel to Be a Black Student at UCLA Law School? [Video]

How Does It Feel to Be a Black Student at UCLA Law School? [Video]

by Julianne Hing on February 10 2014, 4:10PM

As if law school weren’t hard enough. Black UCLA Law School students speak out about the school’s lack of racial diversity.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Another American Promise

Another American Promise

by Carla Murphy on February 6 2014, 7:00AM

An alumnna of Dalton—the elite private school featured in “American Promise”—reflects on what she learned about race and integration there.

Topics: Schools & Youth

American Promise Premieres on PBS

American Promise Premieres on PBS

by Carla Murphy on February 4 2014, 1:59PM

Did you watch? If not, check it out online.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White

Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2014, 1:29PM

Cultural perceptions about who’s best at tech—and access to the elite public education—are primary factors.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

Watch Black Students Call out UCLA for Lack of Diversity

by Von Diaz on November 13 2013, 11:39AM

Poet and activist Sy Stokes says, ‘This school is not diverse because you put it on a pamphlet.’

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Youth and Race

Study: The Majority of Public School Students in the West, South are Low-Income

Study: The Majority of Public School Students in the West, South are Low-Income

by Julianne Hing on October 23 2013, 3:47PM

Nearly half of all public school students in the U.S. qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Hip-Hop Meets Science at a High School in the Bronx

Hip-Hop Meets Science at a High School in the Bronx

by Jamilah King on October 9 2013, 11:35AM

Columbia Professor Dr. Chris Emdin is piloting an innovative approach to science curriculum at Bronx Compass High School.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Watch This Adorable Video From Crazy Aunt Lindsey

Watch This Adorable Video From Crazy Aunt Lindsey

by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 3:34PM

And teach your kids to make butter in the process!

Topics: /NOW

Just In Case You're Already Over This School Year

Just In Case You’re Already Over This School Year

by Jamilah King on September 18 2013, 11:12AM

Here’s something to help you stay sane this school year.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

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