Race in education

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Ron DeSantis bans African American studies class from Florida high schools
Move by the Republican governor is the latest in a series of actions to stop conversations about race and gender in public schools

Abené Clayton

20, Jan, 2023 @1:09 AM

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Nearly 1,000 police officers operating in UK schools, figures show
Analysis shows police more likely to be in schools with higher numbers of pupils of colour and those eligible for free meals

Tobi Thomas and Aamna Mohdin

16, Jan, 2023 @7:40 AM

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School hair policies are tied up in race and class | Letters
Letters: Oladapo Feyisetan and Mike Woodcock respond to an article on discrimination against afro hair

Letters

30, Oct, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Uncovering Britain’s secret history of bussing ethnic minority children
Shabina Aslam was sent away to a remote school under a policy of dispersing non-white children in the 1960s and 1970s, which she now explores in a Bradford-based exhibition

Aina J Khan Community affairs correspondent

28, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Why should my daughter have had to fight for her education because of her afro hair? | Kate Williams
Guidance that schools should not discriminate against Black and mixed-race pupils for their hairstyles is long overdue, says educational researcher Kate Williams

Kate Williams

27, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Tell us about your experiences of hair discrimination
We would like to hear your experiences of hair discrimination, in schools, workplaces, or any other public setting

Guardian community team

27, Oct, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Rapper AJ Tracey launches fund to help Black students at Oxford University
The west London musician has followed in the footsteps of fellow artist Stormzy – but is braced for a negative response from some

Shanti Das

16, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Cambridge University finds it gained ‘significant benefits’ from slave trade
Research finds no evidence of direct slave holdings but gains accrued from investments and individuals involved in slavery

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Sep, 2022 @6:30 PM

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UK school Latin course overhauled to reflect diversity of Roman world
New edition of Cambridge Latin Course to include more prominent female characters and better reflect empire’s ethnic mix

Sally Weale Education correspondent

10, Jul, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Ian Law obituary
Other lives: Sociology academic who helped universities to start acknowledging their part in slavery and colonialism

Seb Law

30, Jun, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Harry Goulbourne obituary
Other lives: Sociology academic who set up and was director of the Race and Ethnicity Research Unit at London South Bank University

Mary Chamberlain

21, Jun, 2022 @5:18 PM

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The book that tore publishing apart: ‘Harm has been done, and now everyone’s afraid’
Kate Clanchy’s memoir about teaching won the Orwell prize. Then, a year later, it became the centre of a storm that would engulf the lives of the author, her critics and dozens of people in the book trade. So what happened?

Gaby Hinsliff

18, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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