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How Teachers And Schools Can Help When Bad Stuff Happens

by | Oct 05, 2017 | Schools & Pushout

Two Georgetown University pilot studies found that girls and young women who did yoga reported better self-esteem and developed skills that they could use in...

Untrained Police Officers in Schools Focus on Girls of Color, Report Says

by | Sep 13, 2017 | Juvenile Justice

Black girls are nearly four times more likely to be arrested at school than their white counterparts and Latina girls are almost three times more likely to be arrested in elementary...

How Black Girls Aren’t Presumed to Be Innocent

by | Jun 29, 2017 | Adultification Bias

Researchers built in part on a 2014 report that concluded black boys are wrongly perceived as older than their actual age and are more likely to be viewed as guilty when...

The ‘Adultification’ of Black Girls: Less Protection, More Discipline

by | Jun 28, 2017 | Adultification Bias

Adults think that black girls are less innocent, less in need of protection and nurturing, and seem older than similarly aged white girls, which could lead to stiffer punishments in school,...

Study: Black girls viewed as ‘less innocent’ than white girls

by | Jun 27, 2017 | Adultification Bias

Adults view young black girls as less innocent than white girls of the same age, a new study has found, indicating that children’s race may affect how their actions are perceived....

Girls suffer childhood trauma more. New research shows how yoga can help heal them.

by | May 02, 2017 | Adultification Bias

A new report by the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown Law School shows that yoga programs can be particularly effective at helping girls who are incarcerated cope with the...