Studies about Racial Bias in Education

Educational Racism: Findings from Current Research
Compiled by Dr. Erin Ambrose, William Jessup University, 2017
http://www.globalmarketplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Educational-Racism.pdf

Raising Race Questions: Whiteness & Inquiry in Education
by Ali Michael, 2015
http://www.amazon.com/Raising-Race-Questions-Whiteness-Practitioner/dp/0807755990/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1422310908&sr=1-1&keywords=Raising+Race+Questions%3A+Whiteness+%26+Inquiry+in+Education&pebp=1422310909544&peasin=807755990

Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Revised and Expanded Second Edition
by Robert Cole, 2008
http://www.amazon.com/Educating-Everybodys-Children-Teaching-Strategies/dp/1416606742/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1423436059&sr=1-1&keywords=educating+everybody%27s+children+diverse+teaching+strategies+for+diverse+learners+revised+and+expanded+2nd+edition

Predicting Academic Achievement from Classroom Behaviors
by Cynthia Flynt, 2008
http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-09162008-100711/unrestricted/Dissertation4.pdf

The Science of Equality, Volume 1: Addressing Implicit Bias, racial and Stereotype Threat in Education and Health Care
by PERCEPTION INSTITUTE HAAS, 2014
(ideas for ways to change perception of stereotypes starts on page 44 Interventions):
http://perception.org/app/uploads/2014/11/Science-of-Equality.pdf

Did you know that …

  • 62% of college undergraduates are white, but they receive 69% of private scholarships nationwide
  • 38% of college undergraduates are people of color, but they receive 31% of private scholarships nationwide
  • white students are 40% more likely to receive aid than students of color
    – source: Nolan L. Cabrera, University of Arizona, and finaid.org

Sacramento Bee article: “West Campus beats the odds again on new statewide tests” – October 17, 2015
South Sacramento school had highest local share of high schoolers meeting state math standards
http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article39555531.html

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