Put Equity Before Equality in School Funding

Put Equity Before Equality in School Funding

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Randy Villegas, Posted: May 04, 2016

Equality does not mean equity. It’s a distinction administrators with the Kern High School District (KHSD) need to understand.

Children of Refugees Thrive in Canada: StatsCan Study


New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: May 03, 2016

As 25,000 Syrian refugees live through the process of resettlement and beginning new lives in Canada, a Statistics Canada study published today reveals that the children of refugees who arrived in Canada between 1980 and 2000 are thriving.


Brain Research Drives Push to Educate Zero to Five Year Olds


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: May 02, 2016

Parents and grandparents have the greatest impact on child development, according to experts.

First Vietnamese American College President in California Could Get OK Today. Cornell Remembers Underrepresented AAPIs.


AsAm News, News Report, Posted: May 02, 2016

Students at Cornell University are reaching out to underrepresented AAPI groups this Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.


Educators Routinely Ignore a Captive Audience - Schools in Juvenile Hall Get an ‘F’


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 22, 2016

In California, the schools for kids detained in the juvenile justice system are failing at the job of educating young people in detention.

Government Tightens Campus Controls in Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 21, 2016

The government is introducing new rules that appear designed to stifle political activism on university campuses in Vietnam.

Protection of Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation Appears at Risk after Supreme Court Hearing


AsAm News, News Report, Posted: Apr 19, 2016

Many analysts suspect the justices will split 4-4 on the issue, meaning a lower court ruling against DAPA would remain in effect. The court remains without a ninth justice due to the death of Antonin Scalia and the Republicans refusal to grant a hearing on Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland.


Black Parents Say ‘Make UC an Option’ for African Americans


New America Media, News Report, Brenda Payton, Posted: Apr 15, 2016

Affordability, campus climate and academic strength were among concerns raised by African American parents in conversation with UC President Janet Napolitano.

Fil-Am Berkeley Student Rues Slow Action vs. Sexual Harassment


Inquirer, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

An exasperated Fil-Am instructor and graduate student at the University of California (UC) in Berkeley emerged utterly disappointed from a meeting with her department’s faculty and a member of the school’s anti-sexual harassment committee.

French PM: The hijab Should Be Banned at Universities


Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Muslim headscarves should be banned from universities and that the majority of French people believe that the values of the Republic are incompatible with those of Islam. Valls told French newspaper Liberation: "It should be done" but conceded that the French constitution would make it difficult to do so.

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