Category Archives: Education

School segregation on rise 65 years after Brown v. Board of Education

UCLA’s Civil Rights Project this month reported on its examination of schools, 65 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled racial segregation in schools unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education. The study showed a rollback. The authors wrote segregation … Continue reading

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Ban on transgender military personnel being felt

We’re starting to see the first effects of the ban on transgender people in the armed forces. The Associated Press reports transgender people will no longer be allowed to attend the U.S. Naval Academy starting¬† with the 2020 school year. … Continue reading

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Cultural competence wins jobs

While you’re planning your career strategies for 2015, you might take a look at this article in U.S. News & World Reports. It suggests four ways to raise your game. The first one is learning a new language as a … Continue reading

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Top 10 countries in international high school enrollment

A new report shows that U.S. high schools are experiencing enrollment changes similar to those seen in colleges. International enrollment in U.S. schools is up and being driven by students from East Asia. The Institute of International Education reports that … Continue reading

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Cultural competence and teacher evaluatons

Lack of cultural competence is accused in the controversial issue of teacher evaluations in Memphis. The New York Times reports.

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