What We're Reading this Week

ADL Education recommendations of articles and blogs highlighting stories about anti-bias, social justice and general education

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  • “Although no school will explicitly states that their policies have to do with the students’ racial make-up, instead declaring that rules help students succeed, to an outsider—no matter the intention—the rules are arbitrary, demoralizing, and racist.” When School Rules Are Different for Students of Color (Education Week)
  • “Activists managed to quash a video game called Active Shooter before it was even released to the public, the culmination of a public uproar over what critics described as the game’s normalization of violence and glamorization of death.” The Rapid Retraction of a School-Shooting Video Game (The Atlantic)
  • “Mallard has been leading a double life for the past several months, spending her days helping young readers and then heading to a faculty bathroom to change into a suit when the afternoon bell rings so she can hit the campaign trail.” From the classroom to the campaign trail: Emboldened teachers run for office (The Washington Post)
  • “This is not just about a high school civics class. It’s not to prepare students for tests but to prepare them to be active, contribution citizens.” In the Age of Trump, Civics Courses Make a Comeback  (New York Times)
  • “Most teachers would love to spend more time building relationships with their students, but obstacles like time, the curriculum, and planning all get in the way.”  Simple Relationship-Building Strategies (Edutopia)

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