White Teachers, Black Students

Perception of black students by their white teachers may be racially biased.
school suspensions and the racial discipline gap

School Suspensions and the Racial Discipline Gap

The racial discipline gap in school suspensions has lasting educational and social effects.

How Segregation Hurts Kids

Educational segregation hurts all kids, white, black, and Hispanic.
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Did You Hear the Joke about the Lawyer?

Why lawyer jokes typically involve the killing or maiming of lawyers.

Public Schools, Private Profit

How for profit publications impact public schools

Dear Pedants: Your Fave Grammar Rule is Probably Fake

What constitutes ‘correct’ grammar in English seems to have a cyclical life, aided and abetted by new generations of enthusiastic grammarians.
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Donald Trump: The Id of Republican Politics

If Reagan is the Republican super-ego, the father figure that this latest generation looks up to, then Donald Trump is the id of Republican politics.

Which Kids Get Help in Class?

Addressing which students receive the most help.
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Three Summer Studies to Beat the Heat

The dangers of summer vacation.

Cashing In on the Afro

The Afro still has the power to turn heads and incite controversy.