FROM OUTRAGE TO ORGANIZING: BUILDING COMMUNITY TIES THROUGH EDUCATION ACTIVISM, BY IKECHUKWU ONYEMA
WHY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS? PUBLIC SCHOOLS AS GREENHOUSES OF DEMOCRACY
Q/A: HOW CAN I DECIDE IF A SCHOOL REFORM PROJECT IS WORTH SUPPORTING?
“AREN’T YOU ON THE PARENT LISTSERV?” : WORKING FOR EQUITABLE FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN A DUAL-IMMERSION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, BY GRACE CORNELL GONZALES
BLOOD ON THE TRACKS: WHY ARE THERE SO FEW BLACK STUDENTS IN OUR SCIENCE CLASSES?, BY AMY LINDAHL
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — If any place can navigate the complex issues of race in America, it’s Shaker Heights. Sixty years ago, black and white families came together to create and maintain integrated neighborhoods. The school district began voluntary busing in 1970, and boundary lines were drawn to make schools more integrated.
Student groups dedicated themselves to black achievement, race relations and cross-racial friendship.
So why, last November, was 16-year-old Olivia McDowell on the stage of Shaker Heights High School, begging the packed auditorium to understand how hard it is to be one of the few black kids in Advanced Placement English?The Washington Post. By Laura Meckler, OCTOBER 11, 2019.
LITTLE KIDS, BIG IDEAS: TEACHING SOCIAL ISSUES AND GLOBAL CONFLICTS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, THE EDITORS OF RETHINKING SCHOOLS.
Florida House Bill 1557, a proposed law that supporters call the “Parental Rights in Education” bill and opponents refer to as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.
Classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade 3 or in a manner that is not age appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students in accordance with state standards.Florida House Bill 1557, Lines 97-101