I’m starting a new feature here: I’ll regularly post the best articles, blog posts, reports, fun things, and other resources I run across each week.
You must take–and encourage others to take–this eye-opening quiz from EdChange. To get a sense of it, check out the first three questions:
1. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, what is the percentage of U.S. schools with no teachers of color on staff?
2. Compared with White women, how likely are African American women in the U.S. to die during childbirth due to a lack of access to prenatal care, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality?
3. According to a study by the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights, what percentage of physicians report witnessing a colleague giving reduced care or refusing care to lesbian, gay, or bisexual patients?
If the answers don’t get you energized to work toward social justice and a better world for your children or students, I don’t know what will. [Read more…]