This blog focuses on issues and solutions to racism, culture, cultural difference(s), and social injustice(s) for Black and Hispanic students as they develop in families, schools, and communities. RACE (Racism, Achievement, Change, Equity) is a forum for exposing injustices, but also sharing stories, examples, practices, ideas, theories, models, and research for change.

This discrimination case in gifted should also strike a nerve and lead to action in districts where under-representation exits (which is the MAJORITY).
http://www.drdonnayford.com/#!u-46-discrimination-case/cd9w

Cloaking Inequity

Today’s Breaking News comic represents the non-difference between De facto and De jure segregation of schools.

It is rare that an education study strikes a nerve in the media. However, our study Expansive School Segregation in Texas: Predicts Accountability Rating has caused a stir. (Click here for study) The Spanish media was first on the story when Univision produced Study Shows Triple Segregation Persists in Texas Schools. Then the AP picked up the story and the study went national:

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When public school teachers return to classrooms this month, they know one of the biggest challenges they’ll face is the growing number of students who will speak little or no English.

The proportion of students who need extra attention and schooling because of their limited language skills has been growing for years, adding to the workload of teachers who have seen per student spending by the state slide over the…

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