Tag Archives: black students

  • Between the Lines: Report on Increasing Black Student Class Exclusions is Troubling

    Mar 27, 14 by Anthony Asadullah Samad, Ph.D 1 Comment

    *Last week, a new report offered a renewed look at a persistent problem in how public education is failing our children. Disproportionately excluding black children from the classroom, through suspensions, expulsions and non-learning “holding rooms,” are a glaring problem in U.S. public schools. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights released new data […]

  • Duke’s Black Students Insulted by Racially Charged Duke Study

    Jan 19, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Duke University has gotten somewhat of a reputation for being racially insensitive. Last March, Jalen Rose was under fire for his remarks about the school and his idea that a lot of black students from the inner city may share. He said that “Schools like Duke don’t recruit players like me” or black kids from […]

  • Quality Education Not Provided to Black Students by LA Schools

    Oct 14, 11 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *With minority students continuing to lag in educational achievement, the federal government has targeted the nation’s second largest public school system for wide-ranging reforms. On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education announced that, after a 19-month civil rights investigation, they found that the Los Angeles Unified School District was failing to provide equal education to […]

  • Black Students Nearly Non-Existent at Oxford, Cambridge

    Dec 7, 10 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The U.K.’s two elite universities admit a paltry number of black students to their undergraduate programs, the Guardian reports. Last year, 21 Oxbridge colleges did not offer admission to a single black student. Oxford’s storied Merton college has not accepted a black student for five years. Out of all of its colleges, Oxford accepted one […]