The following resources illustrate the importance of closing the gap on racial disparities in education and provides important information for exposing the inequities that afflict U.S. public schools.
Education & Youth
Multiculturalism and the Struggle for Ethnic Studies, by Bob Wing. Now that multiculturalism is in vogue, should Ethnic Studies declare victory? ColorLines editor Bob Wing looks at the struggles that have shaped thirty years of Ethnic Studies. Full article available on ColorLines here.
45 Years After Brown v. Board of Education, by Libero Della Piana. What’s really wrong with schools? Libero Della Piana argues that race is the key to education reform. Full article available on ColorLines here.
Expanding the Constituency for Comprehensive Sexuality Education
By Rinku Sen and Kim Fellner, commissioned by the Ms. Foundation for Women.