In the News

07/11/2016 - 11:00pm

There are plenty of resources available for educators and parents to help them engage young people in conversations about race, racism and police violence.

07/11/2016 - 11:00pm

In an elementary school in New Jersey, a third grade party celebrating the end of the school year ended in an unexpected manner.

07/11/2016 - 11:00pm

There are plenty of resources available for educators and parents to help them engage young people in conversations about race, racism and police violence.

07/10/2016 - 11:00pm

New York City educators are no strangers to the effects of racism, police violence, and poverty. But how to help students make sense of social injustice is often far from obvious.

07/10/2016 - 11:00pm

The public is invited to a "Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force meeting" tonight in Ypsilanti, which had a recent change in venue.

07/09/2016 - 11:00pm

Arrests made in the hallways of Huntsville schools are "unfair" to African-American children, wrote Madison County Commissioner Bob Harrison in a letter to federal court this week.

07/09/2016 - 11:00pm

Violence in New Orleans often stems from disagreements that could have had peaceful solutions. It is especially tragic when a child is lost over a simple argument or misunderstanding.

07/07/2016 - 11:00pm

For school system leaders, the summer should be a time of reflection and planning for the upcoming school year. This summer, that reflection and planning must include strategizing about how to work against racism in our society.

07/07/2016 - 11:00pm

Kids are trying to process the officer-involved shooting of 32-year-old Philando Castile in St. Anthony this week. On Friday, 60 children at a local Freedom School wrote letters to the head of the St. Anthony Police Department sharing their feelings and marching to honor the lives lost.

07/07/2016 - 11:00pm

Schools throughout Illinois are scrambling to find alternative ways to discipline students ahead of new requirements.