Book: Teachers must acknowledge racial issues

Educators must shed ideals of color-blindness and instead freely discuss racial issues, says Mica Pollock in a new book of essays, "Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School." "We talk about racial achievement gaps, but that's not the same thing," said Wendy Luttrell, a Harvard University associate professor of human development and education, who has an essay in the book. "The most important thing, I think, is for teachers to be talking with each other about how they work with students and confront any kind of inflammatory language among students."

View Full Article in:

Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Special Education Teacher
National Heritage Academies
Brighton / Commerce City Area, CO
Quantitative Researcher
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations