“Don’t Say Gay” Bill is Child Abuse and Spiritual Malpractice

For Immediate Release | March 28, 2022Contact: Jim Hile – Director of Digital Engagement and Communicationsjim@expectations.org Faith-based Education Equity Organization Responds to Governor DeSantis’ signing of Legislative Child Abuse Washington, D.C. – Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill stripping protection from LGBTQ+ students and making any inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community in curriculum, discussions, …

INDIANA ADVOCATES MOBILIZE TO HELP DEFEAT HB1134

Earlier this week, Indiana Senate leadership announced that they would not move forward with House Bill 1134. This dangerous piece of anti-truth legislation sought to restrict educators’ ability to teach about race and racism. In addition to its chilling effect on honest classroom explorations of our nation’s history, the bill added onerous new work requirements for teachers and made it …

Why Is the Child Crying?

The most important question in the world is, “Why is the child crying?” Alice Walker In the American school system, Black youth are routinely denied the grace and innocence of childhood. Black children are perceived as older and guiltier than their white counterparts, a perception born out of an amalgamation of dehumanization and racism. This is a dangerous perception that …

Weekly News Roundup: ‘A double whammy for students of color…’

Our team is always seeking the latest news in the field of education. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we know we have to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on in the education spheres of our nation…from the White House to the local public school district, from new legislation to the small acts of bravery and …

4 Most Outrageous Moments in DeVos’ Report Overturning School Discipline Rules

Last week U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued a new report on school safety that called for the the repeal of federal guidelines on school discipline that help protect student civil rights. These school discipline guidelines—which were first established in 2014—are intended to address racial discrepancies that find black students suspended more often and more severely for the same …

Last Week’s Best Articles | Commission Rescinds Civil Rights Protections and Charter School Leaders Should Talk More about Racism

Our team is always seeking the latest news in the field of education. As advocates for a high-quality education for ALL students, we know we have to stay up-to-date on everything that’s going on in the education spheres of our nation…from the White House to the local public school district, from new legislation to the small acts of bravery and …

Press Release: Weakening student civil rights protections will “put students of color at increased risk of discrimination”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release: Weakening student civil rights protections will “put students of color at increased risk of discrimination” “We believe punishing black and white students differently for the same behavior is the very definition of institutional racism,” says Nicole Baker Fulgham, founder of the Hope for Students movement, in response to reports that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos …