Nationwide protests for racial justice have resulted in calls for the removal of police from school campuses and greater attention to education equity and closing achievement gaps. This section includes articles and commentaries that explore questions of equity and race in California’s public schools.
Strong campaigns ahead for and against the measure to revoke Proposition 209 after 24 years. It will be on the same Nov. 3 ballot as the presidential election.
Disappointing activists, L.A. Unified rejected motions to reform school police, including one to cut the department’s funding by 90%.
We have all failed our children by allowing structural and interpersonal racism into our school systems.
A Q&A with Cecily Myart-Cruz.
If voters repeal the state ban on affirmative action in college admissions, some expect only moderate change among racial groups at UC and CSU while others predict significant shifts to match California's overall population.
Real commitment to racial justice is not for the faint of heart, but is worth our time, effort, and energy, because our students’ lives are at stake.
As Black Lives Matter movement gathers steam, more name changes likely are on the way, officials say.
The Senate passed a bill requiring CSU students to take an ethnic studies course as trustees are set to consider the system’s own proposal.
Father fears for safety of his son.
It's possible that one day youth contributions to racial justice in the United States will be memorialized, just as they are in South Africa.
Assembly Constitutional Amendment 5 would repeal Proposition 209 and restore race and gender as considerations for admissions.
Systemic racism profoundly hurts our children by immersing them in sustained, dehumanizing trauma.
Richmond High School students share their thoughts about police brutality and racism.
In Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento and San Francisco, activists are pressuring school districts to remove police from schools.
Oakland Unified leaders signal support for eliminating district police, West Contra Costa Unified terminates contracts with city police.