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School Discrimination

Race, Disability And The School-To-Prison Pipeline

Colorlines | Posted 05.13.2014 | Black Voices

Editor’s note: Our series “Life Cycles of Inequity” explores the ways in which inequity impacts the lives of black men. Each month, we focus on ...

School Says Short-Haired Girl, 8, Needs To Start Acting More Feminine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

This is really, really disappointing. Two Virginia grandparents have pulled their granddaughter, Sunnie Kahle, 8, out of her Christian elementary ...

Joy Resmovits

1 In 4 Black Students With Disabilities Suspended From School

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.13.2014 | Black Voices

A so-called school-to-prison pipeline flows from school discipline that lands disproportionately on students with disabilities and students of color, ...

Students Told They Can't Transfer Out Of Failing School Because They Are White

Posted 08.03.2012 | Education

Rayville Elementary School in Louisiana received a failing grade this year, based on the state's School Performance Scores. Under the state's Public S...

Top U.S. High School Hit With Civil Rights, Discrimination Suit

Posted 07.25.2012 | Education

The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, a prestigious Alexandria, Va. high school, has been hit with a federal civil rights lawsu...

School Psychologist's Tweets About 'Black Thugs' Stir Up Firestorm in New Orleans

Posted 05.22.2012 | Education

A school psychologist in New Orleans is under fire for posting racially inflammatory comments online amid a debate about the school system's treatment...

Man Denied Michigan High School Graduation Speaker Role For Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.26.2012 | Education

Dominic Sheahan-Stahl, a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy in Mount Pleasant, Mich., is speaking out after officials allegedly told his mother he would...

School Drops Student From Honor Society For Community Service Done At Church

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology faces a federal lawsuit after reportedly threatening to drop a 17-year-old student from th...

Student Harassed For Essay Comparing School To Modern Slavery

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

When Jada Williams, a 13-year-old student at Rochester's School No. 3, wrote an essay making comparisons between a slavemaster discouraging Frederick ...

Gay Student Suspended For Wearing High Heels To School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.05.2012 | Education

Asante Cotman, a 17-year-old junior at Charles City High School in Charles City County, Va., says he was suspended for three days after refusing an or...

Georgia Educator Compares Homosexuality To Necrophilia, Voyeurism, Pedophilia

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.24.2012 | Education

Tanya Ditty, a Georgia teacher and the state director of Concerned Women for America of Georgia, spoke against a Georgia bill this week that would ban...

School Denies HIV Positive Boy Admission, Faces Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education

This 13-year-old from Delaware County, Pa. seems like the perfect candidate for a private boarding school: He's an honor student, is active in sports,...

Oslo High School Accused Of Apartheid, City Official Ends Practice

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.27.2011 | Education

A Norwegian high school in Oslo has been accused of apartheid after segregating classrooms based on ethnic background, Norway's The Dagasvisen report...