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In response to claims of sustained racial abuse against the two percent of black students who attend the Visalia Unified School District, the ACLU of Northern California has filed a discrimination complaint against the district in court.

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When it comes to finding low-maintenance hairstyles for our children that are school-appropriate, it’s beginning to seem we’re damned if we do, damned if we don’t. Last week, a video of a first-grader in Florida being turned away from his first day of school because of his dreadlocks sparked viral outrage and…

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Smith College was hit by a wave of criticism following multiple reports that an employee called the police on a black student who was eating lunch in a common area because she “seemed to be out of place” reports the NY Daily News.   Now, that employee has been suspended and the college has enlisted an outside […]

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Smith College student Oumou Kanoute says a university employee called the police on her for the "crime" of eating her lunch on campus.

The post ‘All I did was be Black’: Smith College employee calls cops on Black student eating lunch on campus appeared first on theGrio.

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John Camfield pleaded no contest to DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide and was sentenced to 35 years in a Florida prison, followed by four years probation.

The post Ex-police officer hit with 35 years after crashing into 5 kids, killing 1 appeared first on theGrio.

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Black students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gathered in Parkland, Fla. on Wednesday to remind everyone that they are victims too.

The post Black students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School demand to be seen and heard appeared first on theGrio.

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On #NationalSchoolWalkout day, this New York City educator reminds everyone that for many Black and Brown students, fear of gun violence doesn't disappear outside of the school campus.

The post On #NationalSchoolWalkOut Day, remember our Black and Brown students #WalkOut everyday appeared first on theGrio.

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When I was a middle school teacher, I found myself praying for the protection and wellness of my students on the regular. For all the great times we had in the classroom, the kids, the majority of whom were black, were up against a lot outside those four walls: institutionalized racism, peer pressure and even […]

The post 7 Critical Questions To Ask Your Child’s Teacher appeared first on theGrio.

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Drive an hour southeast of Los Angeles and you’ll find yourself in the semi-rural enclave […]

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The graduation rate for California has reached a record high of 83 percent with significant improvements made in rates for minority students as well.

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Parents at a Seattle high school are upset after the school staff asked only black students to sign a “Keepin’ it 100” pledge to be better students.

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  Black parents believe their kids are not receiving an adequate education in public schools. […]

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Around the country, teachers are allowed to use corporal punishment on students. Black students are […]

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Several news reports are raising alarms about the nation’s gifted and talented programs, which are […]

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The University of Connecticut announced plans to create separate housing and a learning program that address educational […]

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