News: Racial/Implicit Bias
Ebony and Ivory: Education’s “Racial Divide” Cannot be Crossed Until We Can “Talk Like Friends”
Blog describes and links to effective ways to help Black and White educators bridge the “racial divide” that exists in many schools—on behalf of increased collaboration and instructional effectiveness...Read Full Article
Reflecting on My 50th High School Reunion and What I’ve Learned about Life and Life in Education
Through a original poem based on the 1972 hit song “American Pie,” this Blog provides some personal and historical reflections on the occasion of the author’s 50th High School class reunion, and his e...Read Full Article
Reviewing Three New Studies on Student Discipline, Disproportionate Office Referrals, and Racial Inequity
New Blog discusses three new studies on student safety and classroom discipline, disproportionate office referrals and school suspensions, and racial equity and students’ need for social-emotional sup...Read Full Article
Why Do They Keep Trying to “Validate” Restorative Practices with Lousy (or Worse) Data?
New Blog critically analyzes (a) a new “research” report that inaccurately attempts to use a large-scale student survey to show that restorative practices “effectively” decrease disproportionate disci...Read Full Article
The Blog-Year in Review: Politics and the Pandemic, SEL and MTSS, Race and Disproportionality
The 23 Project ACHIEVE Blogs written in 2021 are organized into four themes that summarize the issues and needs for education come 2022. The themes are: (a) Politics, the Common Good, and How the Past...Read Full Article
Will the Controversy Over Critical Race Theory Damage Students’ Pursuit to Better Understand Cultural, Racial, and Individual Differences?
Blog analyzes students’ desires to learn and discuss the history and issues around race, racism, and educational inequity in contrast to recent legislation and policy changes, in the name of Critical...Read Full Article