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Can Biology Class Reduce Racism?

A dozen teachers volunteered to participate in a study led by Brian Donovan, a science education researcher at the nonprofit BSCS Science Learning, to see the effect of inserting the topic of race and ancestry into science classrooms on students’…

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“College Behind Bars” by Lynn Novick

The Bard Prison Initiative provides a rigorous college education for a small number of prisoners in New York State.   Starting on Monday, November 25 at 9 p.m., on PBS (Check local listings.) and continuing over four weeks, this mini-series…

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The Steeling of Minds: Education and Access in America’s Prisons, October 18, 2019

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How Much Wealthier Are White School Districts Than Nonwhite Ones? $23 Billion, Report Says

“The report, released this week by the nonprofit EdBuild, put a dollar amount on the problem of school segregation, which has persisted long after Brown v. Board of Education and was targeted in recent lawsuits in states from New Jersey…

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Lesson Not Learned: “America To Me” Documents Why Race Has Everything To Do With Education

Focusing on the documentary “America to Me,” about race relations at the high school in the affluent town of Oak Park, Illinois, on his program 1a, Joshua Johnson hosts: Charles Donalson Former student, Oak Park-River Forest High School in Oak…

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