Tag Archives: Calumet High School

JROTC, Minorities and the Military

A recent article highlighted some troubling trends with Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) programs that target minorities for recruitment into the military-directly or indirectly. The Chicago Reporter points out that Chicago Public Schools is home to the largest junior … Continue reading

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Advanced Math, A High School Necessity

Education Week had a forum post, “Do We Really Need Advanced Math Classes As Required Subjects?”, where it was questioned by Ninja Nixon, if “subjects like Calculus, Trigonometry, etc. should be required for students to get a high school diploma … Continue reading

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Doing the Math

     Education Nation posted an insightful article, “Cultural Stereotypes Steer Girls Away from Math.”   It illuminated that “A ‘math is for males’ stereotype has been used as part of the explanation for why so few women pursue careers in science, … Continue reading

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