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The documentary of a year in a Chicago high school, America To Me, focusing on race and culture, will debut August 26th. on the Starz channel. A toolkit has been developed to encourage needed conversations about race and culture in … Continue reading

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Overcoming Racism Conference: Request for Proposals

Propose a workshop! Workshop Proposals can be sent to: https://goo.gl/forms/ES38PGFNwIkl5gzy1 or got to: http://www.overcomingracism.org Save the dates for the 10th annual Overcoming Racism Conference: Overcoming Racism In Spite Of… November 2-3, 2018 at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul ‘Like’ … Continue reading

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Educating Diverse Learners: The Obama Administration Commitment

Recognizing the debate over treatment of immigrants and refugees, and an apparent administration shift in educational focus on supporting students with diverse needs and from diverse backgrounds, it might be helpful to review the Obama administration statement on the importance … Continue reading

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New York Times: Racial Bias in School Discipline

The issue of racial bias in school discipline is one that has received a lot of attention. Many caregivers, educators, counselors, administrators, and psychologists are concerned about a link between involvement in school discipline practices, particularly suspensions and expulsions, and … Continue reading

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Education Secretary Seeks to Rollback Enforcement of Disproportionality Regulations

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed delaying regulation designed to address racial and ethnic inequalities in education and discipline outcomes. The proposed delay is thought by advocates of equity in education as rolling back protections for students of color … Continue reading

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Discipline Disparities in Minnesota Schools

Data continues to show unequal application of discipline based on race in Minnesota schools. Read the current state of discipline disparities at the following link: http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/education/4412228-discipline-disparities-widespread-minnesota-schools

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National Association of School Psychologist Position Paper on Racism and Prejudice

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