Implicit bias may help explain high preschool expulsion rates for black children

Researchers at Yale used sophisticated eye-tracking technology for their study.  They found, among other things, that preschool teachers “show a tendency to more closely observe black students, and especially boys, when challenging behaviors are expected.” The race of the teacher also figured into a difference in attitudes exhibited toward students of different races.

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One Comment on “Implicit bias may help explain high preschool expulsion rates for black children

  1. Indeed, this article speaks to the larger social perspective about how implicit bias is a call for self-introspection about others, exploring the origin of these beliefs and measuring tangible evidence through lived experiences instead of biased televised drama intended to create fear and mistrust.

    For me, introspection is about opening my heart to see a broader worldview. Self-examination of spaces inside of me that are in conflict or have closed down because of stereotypes and distorted education about others. It is spiritually evolving toward truth…

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