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Minority Schools

This Year, White Students Will No Longer Be The Majority In Public Schools

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING AND JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) -- The cheerful sign outside Jane Cornell's summer school classroom in Pennsylvania's wealthiest county says "Welcome" and "B...

Minority Schools Likely To Have More U-Rated Teachers

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.15.2013 | Latino Voices

New York teachers who received poor performance ratings during their previous work year are more likely to be found working in high-poverty and high-m...

Data Tells the Story and Defends the Work of Minority Serving Institutions

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 01.20.2013 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

MSIs can help higher education overall understand why their students -- those that we as a nation most need to complete a degree -- finish successfully. All of higher education has much to learn about educating low-income, students of color.

American Schools Still Heavily Segregated By Race, Income

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

Minorities account for nearly half of the student population in America, and will likely become the majority within the next decade or two, but recent...

Report: Federal Loophole Allows Schools To Spend More On White Students Than Minorities

Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

Schools that enroll 90 percent or more non-white students spend $733 less per pupil per year than schools that enroll 90 percent or more white student...

Learning from Success: Love Meets Best Practices at a New Orleans Elementary School

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Bethune is one of the schools around the country that demonstrate that if schools do everything right, they can get extraordinary results. Getting everything right isn't easy, but it's what we need schools to do.

Educating for Democracy: A Teacher Speaks

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Shatzky

This column will give a voice to one of the many excellent teachers in the New York City school system, an elementary school veteran and a devoted teacher.