The Christian Science Monitor is launching a new EqualEd section, focused on inequality inside and outside the classroom. Today, we kick off with Part 1 of our One Caring Person project on the power of mentoring to transform young people's lives.
Connecticut is the most unequal state by income distribution, and that shows up in its public schools. Now, a new legal ruling is forcing the state to reconsider how to deal with those challenges.
While some parents cite religious and moral reasons, others say they are keeping their kids out of public schools to protect them from school-related racism.