From the accepted view that Black and Latino students will do worse than their White peers, two educational systems have emerged in America: one for White students, and another for students of color. But what would happen if we expected more from our youth?
From where I sit -- with more than three decades of experience working to make public policies more fair and inclusive of all people -- the past year has seen tremendous investment in the African-American community.
Imagine being put away for 16 years for a horrible crime you didn't commit. Think about the horrors inflicted on the body and psyche while in prison. This is what happened to George Gould and Ronald Taylor.