This goes for parents and mentors as well as those of us in more formal teaching roles. So, for example, we don't learn about
Does your business have a visible positive strategy, or do your customers and employees still see your primary focus as closing
The major takeaway from a new report by the Center for American Progress and the Fiscal Policy Institute is that refugees integrate soundly into American society and economy in their first decade here.
This spring's turbulence around former Minister of Housing, Mehmet Kaplan and Yasri Khan (both of the Green Party) has partly lifted the veil and revealed something that has long been known to researchers but has been somewhat of a taboo to discuss - namely, the factual gains of political Islam in Sweden today.
Historically, women have always been the quiet strength of the African-American community, so hearing about large numbers of Black girls falling apart in schools is a troubling phenomenon that must not go unaddressed.
IntegrateNYC4Me is a student-led movement in the Bronx that's trying to combat the impact of segregation in the city.
Muhammad Ali defined my assimilation as an American and growth as global citizen. He was so different that we might have expected him to go to the grave screaming of his greatness. However, we all saw a piece of ourselves in him, and his greatest character strength was that he saw in everyone he met a connection to the higher.
Even as there are numerous advantages in having as diverse a classrooms, for some learners benefit from culturally affirming environments and being surrounded by others who look like them.
Now Hidalgo, who took office in April 2014, is rolling out the carte citoyenne-citoyen de Paris. It provides similar benefits
Even in diverse schools we still have a long way to go to reduce the achievement gap and make sure upper level classes are as diverse as the larger school. However, research shows that having diverse schools in the first place is the only way to get there.
Elections are inherently divisive, with deep contention portending for November, but ruptured personal relationships aren't the predestined outcome of differing political views. While the ballot box garners attention, groundwork for unification starts in our local communities.
I typically agree with much of what David Brooks has to say. However, I'm afraid that he was way off the mark with his article "How Covenants Make Us." Demographic diversity in the United States is a good thing. The problem has to do with the lack of integration and assimilation of demographically diverse communities.