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Minority Achievement Gap

The Greatest Power and Privilege of All

Isa Adney | Posted 01.20.2015 | Education
Isa Adney

Love may not raise test scores. But I think it creates the kind of safety net that helps people develop the kind of resilience and skills and motivation they need to fight through whatever lack of privilege they may have been born into.

Legislators Only Care About White Students, Study Suggests

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.11.2013 | Black Voices

Legislators are more likely to enact education reforms when white students, as opposed to black students, are failing, a recently released study sugge...

Texas Education Chief Considers Rating Schools On Minority Progress

Posted 11.18.2012 | Education

Texas’ new education commissioner Michael Williams is considering a new system for rating school success that would take into account how well distr...

With You When You're Right: The Anti-Deficit View of Black Male Achievement

Tim King | Posted 04.20.2012 | Education
Tim King

The idea that strong relationships impact student success shouldn't be anything new to educators. But the implication -- that race, background and gender are not destiny, and that focused interventions produce tangible results -- is enormous.

Principal Under Fire For Reportedly Calling Students 'Less Smart'

Posted 03.17.2012 | Education

A Tennessee high school principal has issued a letter of apology to parents and students for saying the school's black students are "less smart," as e...