Education

Issues regarding access and representation in education and academia.

The Lasting Impact of the Jena Six
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The Lasting Impact of the Jena Six

The story of the Jena Six highlights the double standard Black students experience in the educational and legal system.

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What the Affirmative Action Ruling Means for DEIĀ 
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What the Affirmative Action Ruling Means for DEIĀ 

Lawsuits against companies like the Fearless Fund grow following attacks on DEI efforts and the end of affirmative action.

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Why Affirmative Action Is Still Necessary
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Why Affirmative Action Is Still Necessary

What will come of efforts to diversify college campuses with the end of affirmative action in higher education?

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Moms for Liberty: Nurturing Racist, Transphobic Hate
"No Facists in Philly" is written in chalk on the concrete in front of a building.

Moms for Liberty: Nurturing Racist, Transphobic Hate

Activists are mobilizing against Moms for Liberty, an organization that is one of the leading forces behind book bans and against LGBTQ+ inclusion and race curriculum.

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The Push to Censor Race and Racism in Children’s Books
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The Push to Censor Race and Racism in Children’s Books

Amid recent bans, children’s book authors face pressure to censor race and racism in culturally and historically sensitive books.

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The Effect of Media Bias on School Shootings
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The Effect of Media Bias on School Shootings

As our communities continue to reel over the latest school shooting, attention to the types of victims of gun violence is left out of discussions.

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The Threat to Holocaust Remembrance
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The Threat to Holocaust Remembrance

Growing attacks on anti-racist education threaten Holocaust education and feed into antisemitism.

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Protecting Disabled Students’ Legal Recourse Against Discrimination
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Protecting Disabled Students’ Legal Recourse Against Discrimination

The outcome of the Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools case will affect the redress disabled students have in resolving disability rights violations from schools.

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Year in Review: Depolarizing the Classroom
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Year in Review: Depolarizing the Classroom

The classroom has become the battleground for the country’s most polarizing and pertinent issues.

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The 1619 Project and Correcting U.S. History
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The 1619 Project and Correcting U.S. History

Since its publication, the 1619 Project has been challenged by conservatives for attempting to fix the historical whitewashing of American slavery.

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