Race

Read: The Importance of Diversifying School Staff to Reflect Student Populations

The Importance of Diversifying School Staff to Reflect Student Populations

The awareness of differences in diversity between staff and students will force schools to practice more effective strategies to address the racial gap.

Read: Office for Civil Rights Logs Record Number of Discrimination Complaints

Office for Civil Rights Logs Record Number of Discrimination Complaints

Most of the nearly 19,000 complaints filed with the Department of Education allege discrimination based on disability, race, and sex.

Read: Pompano Beach Make Our Schools Safe Club Named Finalist in Invent2Prevent Program

Pompano Beach Make Our Schools Safe Club Named Finalist in Invent2Prevent Program

The club will present its community safety project to a panel of senior executives in Washington, D.C., in January.

Read: Editor’s Picks: Amy’s 10 Favorite Campus Safety Articles from 2022

Editor’s Picks: Amy’s 10 Favorite Campus Safety Articles from 2022

My favorite articles from this year cover topics such as site assessments, comfort K9s, and the importance of inclusion and representation.

Read: U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Ottumwa Community School District

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Ottumwa Community School District

OCR determined that during the course of school years 2020-21 and 2021-22 district students subjected a Black middle school student to racial harassment so pervasive that it constituted a racially hostile environment and that the district failed to take necessary steps to protect the student.

Read: 5 Key Components of an Inclusive College Campus

5 Key Components of an Inclusive College Campus

A truly inclusive college campus ensures everyone has access to a good education while also feeling supported in pursuing every opportunity available to them.

Read: FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

FBI: 1 Minor Responsible for Dozens of Bomb Threats Against HBCUs

However, other threats against HBCUs, other colleges, more than 100 high schools, and two junior high schools are still being investigated.

Read: Looking Beneath the Surface: Real Talk About Race, Schools, and Safety

Looking Beneath the Surface: Real Talk About Race, Schools, and Safety

In this webinar, attendees will learn about the disconnect between educational settings and students of color when it comes to practicing and maintaining school safety.

Read: U.S. Dept. of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Peoria USD in Arizona

U.S. Dept. of Ed OCR Announces Resolution of Racial Harassment Investigation of Peoria USD in Arizona

OCR found that although administrators and teachers at the school were aware of widespread harassment, the district repeatedly responded ineffectively, or not at all, to reported harassment.

Read: Howard University Receives 3 Bomb Threats in 2 Weeks

Howard University Receives 3 Bomb Threats in 2 Weeks

So far in 2022, Howard University has received eight bomb threats. Many other HBCUs were targeted earlier this year as well.

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