Indian American Couple Gifts $100 Million to New York University's School of Engineering

India West, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2015

An Indian American couple, Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon, has donated $100 million to New York University’s School of Engineering.

Texas Mom Calls Out Textbook Company for Calling Slavery ‘Immigration’ and Slaves ‘Workers’


The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015

Roni Dean-Burren posted a YouTube video challenging publisher McGraw-Hill after learning that her son’s World Geography textbook referred to the trans-Atlantic slave trade as “immigration” and slaves as “workers."


I Told My Students Last Week There Would Be a Mass Shooting This Week-And I Was Right


New America Media, Commentary, Matt Amaral, Posted: Oct 05, 2015

One thing you might not know about teachers is that deep down, we fear for our lives.


Making Classrooms Work for All Our Students


Washington Informer, Commentary, Ben Jealous, Posted: Sep 21, 2015

The most important factor in a student's success is a great teacher. But in the modern classroom, even great teachers face daunting obstacles.

Baruch College Hazing Death Ruled a Homicide


Angry Asian Man, News Report, Posted: Sep 16, 2015

In Pennsylvania, five fraternity members from Baruch College in New York City will face murder charges for their involvement in the death of a freshman during a hazing ritual at a rural retreat in 2013.

Texas Muslim Student Arrested for "Bomb" That Was a Clock


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Sep 16, 2015

In Texas, innovation is rewarded with handcuffs. After a 14-year-old Muslim student in Irving, Texas brought a homemade digital clock to school, he was detained and suspended because his teacher thought the clock looks like a bomb.

British Indian Girl Has IQ Higher Than Einstein and Hawking


India West, News Report, Posted: Sep 09, 2015

Cattell III B has 150 questions, often assessing comprehension through passages of texts. The maximum score is 161 for adults, and 162 for under-18s. Both Hawking and Einstein are thought to have an IQ of 160. Mensa is believed to be the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world. Membership is open to anyone who can demonstrate an IQ in the top 2 percent of the population, measured by a recognized or approved IQ testing process.

History Professor Denies Native Genocide: Native Student Disagreed, Then Says Professor Expelled Her From Course


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2015

A Cal State Sacramento University professor who allegedly told his United States History class he did not like the term ‘genocide’ in relation to Native Americans in history, told a Native American student who disagreed with him that she was disenrolled and expelled from his course.


Dream Summer Program Seeks to Cultivate Future Immigrant Rights Leaders


Free Speech Radio News, News Report, Lena Nozizwe, Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Dozens of young people spent their summer break at Dream Summer, a unique program that develops emerging immigrant rights leaders.


Are English Language Learners Punished For Their Frustration With School?


New America Media, Commentary, Dawn X. Henderson,, Posted: Aug 21, 2015

If this is the behavior of many adults, we can imagine what young people experience when they perceive these threats. They act out.

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