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It Was Never About Busing

MacArthur Award winning journalist, Nikole Hannah-Jones, summarizes desegregation attempts in the United States since the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954, explaining that busing (argued about in the recent Presidential debates) was always a tactic of last resort. …

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Psychology: Bias, Quantified

  Princeton professor of psychology Stacey Sinclair and postdoctoral scholar Travis Riddle compared county-by-county data on racial bias with statistics on school punishment. Their results showed that bias and racial disparities are strongly correlated. The summary article in the Princeton…

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Richard Carranza held ‘white-supremacy culture’ training for school adminstrators

The New York Post may not like it, but it sounds like NYC School Chancellor Richard Carranza’s training is making all the right points. “The training is not focused on white supremacy and white privilege,” Carranza said after a City…

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T. Thomas Fortune and Bordentown’s “Tuskegee of the North,” May 5, 2019

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Avoiding Racial Equity Detours by Paul Gorski

Gorski discusses four common “detours” schools take avoiding the changes necessary in achieving genuine equity.  He follows that discussion with five equity literacy principles that can help schools avoid equity detours and maximize the impact of equity efforts. He notes,…

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