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White math teachers treat students differently in predominantly black schools

White math teachers in predominantly black middle schools are more likely to respond negatively to students’ behavioral or academic issues — and this may have long-term negative consequences for student performance, according to a Rutgers-led study that highlights the need to recruit more black teachers. The study, published this month in Harvard Educational Review, observed… Read More »

Students 'mixed grandparent's ashes into homemade cookies'

Police in California are investigating a report that a high school student mixed the cremated ashes of a grandparent into a batch of homemade cookies and shared them with her classmates. Two students are thought to have been involved in the baking of the sandy-textured biscuits, which were sampled by at least nine youngsters at… Read More »