College & University | BlackDemographics.comCollege & University Prison or College? This has been a phrase used by many in the media and with organizations who are both for and against black interests. It has become one of those quotes which has ingrained itself in the memories of Americans so much so that it isContinue Reading
Underfunded districts educate over half of Pennsylvania students and the vast majority of Black and Hispanic studentsLatest in a series of posts on Education from Karen Beck Pooley, “Your View: Pa. school funding far from fair.” Morning Call, July 22, 2020. On June 21, a Your View appeared in The Morn…
Elementary & High School Education | BlackDemographics.comElementary & High School Education According to the U.S. Department of Education there where 8,166,353 Black children attending public school and 430,972 in private schools in the United States during the 2009-2010 school year. Of those in public school 488,233 are enrolled in charter school meaning there are now more AfricanContinue Reading
Study: Schools on AISD closure list underfunded, overcrowded, and serve poorer studentsWe're getting a closer look at the twelve schools closures proposed by Austin ISD and how it could affect families thanks to one parent in the district. Oriana Love, the parent of a Maplewood Elementary student, compiled the data on the schools the district is looking to close, and found the campuses on the list are often overcrowded, underfunded and in areas where families are economically disadvantaged: A large majority of the ten elementary schools on the chopping block are east of I-35.