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Rebecca Klein

Why Teachers Need To Talk About Their Own Racial Bias

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.06.2015 | Black Voices

As recent protests spur tough conversations about the racial bias of police officers, a national group of educators and policy analysts is urging teac...

How School Suspensions Disproportionately Target Black Girls

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.15.2014 | Black Voices

Last year, 12-year-old Mikia Hutchings was suspended from school. She spent her summer on probation, completed 16 hours of community service and faced...

Feds To Monitor Oakland Schools' Discipline Of Black Students

Posted 10.03.2012 | Education

The Oakland Unified School District and the U.S. Department of Education agreed last week to allow for at least five years of federal monitoring as th...

Are Black Students In LA Racially Profiled?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles

If you are a black student in Los Angeles, you are almost three times more likely to be suspended than if you are any other race, according to new dat...