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Texas and Montana Minority Students Show Excellence in Math Assessment Tests

Eighth-grade minority students in Texas and Montana can stand proud after the seeing the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress mathematics test. continue reading »

Study Shows Black and Latino Students Suspended from School More Often

A recent report by the National Education Policy Center revealed that within public schools, suspension rates of black and Latino students were much higher than their white counterparts. continue reading »

MInority Student Group Pushed CPS to Remove Officers From Schools, As They’re Only a Detriment

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is being asked to move funds over to counselors and prevention strategies, as a student advocacy group says the current zero-tolerance disciplinary policies do not work in the schools. continue reading »

Study: Air Pollution Is Greatest Near Schools With Minority Students

Researchers from the University of Michigan found that schools located in areas with the state's highest industrial air pollution levels had the lowest attendance rates—an indicator of poor health—as well as the highest proportions of students who failed to meet state educational testing standards. continue reading »

Study: Air Pollution Is Greatest Near Schools With Minority Students

Researchers from the University of Michigan found that schools located in areas with the state's highest industrial air pollution levels had the lowest attendance rates—an indicator of poor health—as well as the highest proportions of students who failed to meet state educational testing standards. continue reading »

Minority Students Benefit Academically From Improved Self-Esteem

Researchers and psychologists Geoffrey L. Cohen and Gregory M. Walton found that while black and Latino 17-year-olds have the average reading level of 13-year-old whites, the key to improvement and success isn’t necessarily the drilling of information. continue reading »

Affirmative Action Bans Have Consequences

As an increasing number of states are banning affirmative action in their institutes of higher education, researchers warn of the negative outcome. It is said that the ban would result in fewer black and Latino students being accepted into the best schools continue reading »