What is redistricting, and what might it mean for C-U?
The field of K-12 education primarily consists of white women. In order to achieve diversity in public schools, we need more diverse education students.
The current model of gifted education in Champaign Unit 4 is going to phased out beginning with the 2021-2022 school year. It's the right thing to do.
In the absence of teachers of color, what are small and rural districts doing to address social justice issues and teach diverse perspectives?
Leo Morris' recent op-ed in the Ford County Record was“sensational journalism” in its most outdated, tacky, and racist form.
While there's a wide range of things to discuss, we narrow it to three main takeaways from the recently-concluded consolidated election.
Last week, University of Illinois students voted overwhelmingly in favor of reallocating funding from the University of Illinois Police Department budget toward other resources for students, workers, and community members.
Anti-Asian violence and rhetoric has increased exponentially during the pandemic, but it is not new in this country, or in our community.
Most of C-U's public school teachers are white, but many students are not. What are the implications for the few teachers of color?
If Evanston can have this discussion, Champaign-Urbana can, too. It is clear the citizens of C-U welcome change.
Numbers don't lie, even if the Big Ten lies to itself.
There are many county- and city-level elected positions on the ballot in April, and almost as many county-level board openings.
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