Stand up for quality, diverse education for all

Many minority parents have become disappointed with public schools. Children of color across the nation still face racism from school systems, districts, administrators, and teachers. Some children, particularly in urban schools, are labeled remedial or ADD/ADHD, and they are often placed in special education.

The high-school dropout rates for African-American males remain high. Many of them, who are primarily taught by white female teachers, believe that these educators hold typical stereotype attitudes against them, be it real or imagined. The school-to-prison pipeline also remains an issue when it comes to black and brown students. As a result, many African-American parents have opted to take their child’s education entirely into their…

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