Category Archives: Education
2018 Critical Race Studies in Education Theme & Call for Papers Deadline: Jan. 15, 2018; Hosted at UNM May 30-June 1, 2018
Here: 2018 Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA) Theme: Land & Knowledge: Indigeneity, Survivance and Healing Call for Papers Submission Period: Oct. 30, 2017 – Jan. 15, 2018 The Conference will be hosted at The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Student … Continue reading →
NYTs Profile of the Problem of Michigan Charter Schools — Betsy DeVos Wants to Help Her Friends to Get Rich Robbing Michigan Taxpayers of their Education Money
Here is “Michigan Gambled on Charter Schools. Its Children Lost.” An excerpt: When I later spoke to Newland, pointing out the cultural and geographical chasm between B.M.C.C. and the downstate, urban neighborhoods so many of their charters served, he shot … Continue reading →
State of Arizona/Tucson Unified School District Attack on Mexican Studies Program Violated the Fourteenth Amendment
Here is the opinion in Gonzales v. Douglas (D. Ariz.): Gonzalez-v-Douglas NYTs coverage here. Prior posts here.
Here. Also here, from Investigate West.
Here is the opinion in United States ex rel. Cain v. Salish Kootenai College. Materials here.
State Superintendent Brian Whiston does not have authority to withhold state aid from school districts with Native American mascots or logos, according to a legal opinion issued Thursday by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. HERE.
Here is the complaint. An excerpt: The Wolf Point School District discriminates against Native students and deprives them of basic rights to which they are entitled in school. The Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes, whose reservation encompasses the Wolf Point school district, asks … Continue reading →