ethnic studies

Teaching diversity in Arizona’s wealthiest district

Scottsdale USD tries to build bonds between its high schools and middle schools

Tucson Continues to Struggle with Desegregation Plans

Book Excerpt: A Culturally Proficient Society Begins in School

In the attached book excerpt, three superintendents speak frankly about the problems they faced as educational leaders of color, and as women in charge of male-dominated institutions.

First American and Chinese Public School Opens

Northeast Yucai Oxford International High School, a first-of-its-kind public school, opened its doors in Shenyang, China, this fall.

After 50 Years, Ethnic Studies Still Controversial

Recent events in school districts and some states show how divisive this 1960s phenomenon may prove to be in the 21st century.

Bright Ideas

Planning new initiatives in the summertime.

Senate Bill 48: California Sets a New Curriculum Standard

It became the first state to require school districts to include the contributions of gay Americans in their social studies curriculum.

Teaching about Islam

Recent news reports of potential bias and discrimination against Muslims bring calls for teaching Islam in public schools.

Perseverance Is Key

Each issue of DA has its challenges and requires its own level of perseverance.

Dividing Arizona

Critics say recent state immigration policies are segregating schools.