Punk Rock Picnic with Bad Religion and Offspring! Pretty great way to say goodbye to summer!
American Indian and Native-Alaskan girls were suspended at higher rates than white boys or girls.
Nearly one in four boys of color, excepting Latino and Asian American students, with disabilities received an out-of-school suspension.
One in five girls of color with disabilities received an out-of-school suspension.
A quarter of the schools with the highest percentage of black and Latino students did not offer Algebra II.
A third of these schools did not offer chemistry.
Less than half of American Indian and Native-Alaskan high school students had access to the full range of math and science courses, which consists of Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, calculus, biology, chemistry and physics.
Black and Latino students accounted for 40 percent of enrollment at schools with gifted programs, but only represented 26 percent of students in such programs.
Black, Latino and Native American students attended schools with higher concentrations of first-year teachers (3 to 4 percent) than white students (1 percent).
Black students were more than three times as likely to attend schools where fewer than 60 percent of teachers meet all state certification and licensure requirements.
Latino students were twice as likely to attend such schools.
The Department of Education’s civil rights survey examined all 97,000 public schools in the US, representing 49 million students. Explore the datasets, organized by school, state and district, here.
Read the article and check out the photo gallery, then complete a Current Event handout for up to 50 points extra credit.
Read this opinion piece from CNN and complete a Current Event handout for up to 50 points extra credit.
Today is Women’s Equality Day, and the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which in 1920 gave women the right to vote.
On August 26th, we commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, granting women the right to vote. The observance of Women’s Equality Day not only celebrates the passage of the Amendment, but also calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equality.
8/17 - Concord, CA @ Sleep Train Pavilion #MONUMENTOUR
Photo by Jack Edinger
Patty and I are somewhere in the front row of that crowd. Can you find us?
Click the link above for both an audio and online text of the book. Remember that if you’re absent you’re responsible for getting caught up on the reading you missed. Check the daily agenda in Drive to see what pages were read in your class period. Extra hard copies are also available in DS.
Introduction to course notes from Week 1 Day 1.