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Equity & Diversity

Causes and Effects of Racism in Schools

Racism is a learned behavior where we are socialized to see difference and act upon it. Racism is so prevalent that it causes challenges for learning and with school experiences.

6 Ways to Prevent Racism in Schools

Racism is a pervasive issue in the United States and it affects schools throughout the country. Racism in schools can be found in ways teachers interact with students; in the ways students interact with each other; in educational access and funding; teacher preparedness; and school discipline.

What Are Racial Microaggressions In Schools?

Sometimes words that are meant to empower students are built upon assumptions that actually disempower them. Read more to learn about how statements intended to affirm students can actually resemble racial microaggressions.

What is a Culturally Competent School?

Developing a culturally responsive school culture through research and applied practice will ensure that students learn in an environment that is nurturing, positive and productive. Many schools seek to have a positive