A Difference of Reality

A Difference of Reality

Children from disadvantaged households and violent neighborhoods often do less well in school than peers from more economically comfortable backgrounds. Researchers have documented this repeatedly – in studies of individual children and through comparisons of schools, districts, states, and nations. Savage inequalities describe the striking differences between public schools serving students of color in urban […]

When in Rome, Go to College? (Racial Discrepancies Impacts Study Abroad)

When in Rome, Go to College? (Racial Discrepancies Impacts Study Abroad)

College is a simple word, yet it holds power in dictating how someones’ future ought to be shaped. It is also a word that will either encourage people of all age, gender, race, and socioeconomic backgrounds to attend; and without triggering the “fight or flight” phenomenon, it can be the best choice or the most […]

Mental Health Education Gaining Ground Across the Country

Mental Health Education Gaining Ground Across the Country

Over the years, there has been an increase in children and young adults suffering from mental health issues. With depression, anxiety, and even rates of suicide rising on a near constant basis, it makes sense that the country would sit up and take notice. While many states have not yet addressed the rising mental health […]