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Education Disparity

Clarity About Disparity in Education

Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D. | Posted 02.22.2015 | College
Rassoul Dastmozd, Ph.D.

Spread the word -- education is worth it, it is necessary. We need every child -- indeed everyone -- to have access to learning in a safe, welcoming and stimulating environment.

Money Makes A Difference, Even In Kindergarten

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.12.2014 | Politics

The most important time for parents to make money may be during their child’s early years, according to a new academic paper. An article in the...

Teaching Meaning: The Struggle To Connect In Remote Alaskan Villages

| Sarah Garland | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. Wagner Iworrigan, a 17-year-old high school senior on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska, knows...

Get Engaged in a Child's Education

Andrea L. Zopp | Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago
Andrea L. Zopp

Pushing for access to a quality education is the next step up that our kids need and are entitled to. As mothers, fathers, and caregivers, it's also your obligation.

Well Informed Versus Ill Informed

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

Too much inequality for too long a time can lead to corrosive relationships between parts of society that are inevitably interdependent and which need to work together smoothly to make our whole system work properly.

School Suspension Policy in Chicago Brutal, Unfair

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Chicago
Rev. Jesse Jackson

Early last month, the U.S. Department of Education released a report on school equity issues that revealed that minority stu­dents face "much harsher discipline" than whites in our public schools.

Joy Resmovits

Officials Attack School-To-Prison Pipeline At School Justice Conference | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.13.2012 | Education

Jakayla Ivory, a St. Louis high-school student convicted of second-degree assault, likely would have gotten two years in jail. Instead, she went to sc...

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...

Joy Resmovits

Black, Hispanic Students Face More Suspensions | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

Minority students have less access to advanced courses, more inexperienced teachers and face tougher disciplinary consequences than their counterparts...

Students Still Have Unequal Access To Educational Opportunities

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.30.2011 | Education

Amid efforts in education reform, students across the country still face large disparities in educational resources and opportunities, according to a ...