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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman Wire

Non-Discrimination Policies Empower Students of Color

Sayda Morales May 2, 2013
When a student of color is as strong of an applicant as a white student, the student of color should be accepted to respond to years of oppression and discrimination that people of color have had to face in this country.

Attention to ACEs can help keep at-risk youth in school

Sayda Morales April 18, 2013
Students of color are often faced with higher rates of incarceration, but administrators who pay attention to the role of adverse childhood experiences in education can help buck this trend.

Standardized Testing Reinforces Racial Privilege

Sayda Morales April 4, 2013
Because numerous studies indicate that standardized testing clearly disadvantages students of color, Whitman should consider test-optional admissions to push for more diversity.

Schools Should Be Judged by Their Covers

Sayda Morales March 7, 2013
Aesthetics have more to do with students' ability to learn than you might think, meaning investments in campus aesthetics are well spent.
Good Schools Should Be a Rule, Not an Exception

Good Schools Should Be a Rule, Not an Exception

Sayda Morales February 21, 2013
Charter schools are the perfect solution to offering immediate aid to those students who are not benefitting from the public school system. It is not fair that those without certain means are left behind because of a system that is too slow to change.
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