Norton To Introduce Bill To Create Implicit Bias Training Program For School Personnel To Reduce Disparities Based On Race, Sex And Disability


Norton to Introduce Bill to Create Implicit Bias Training Program for School Personnel to Reduce Disparities Based on Race, Sex and Disability

Apr 25, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced she will introduce a bill to create a $25 million grant program for schools to train teachers, principals and other school personnel on implicit bias, including with respect to race, sex and disability.  The bill aims to reduce the effect of implicit bias on school discipline, academic achievement and academic attainment.  Norton’s bill comes as the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2015-2016 school year, released yesterday, found that students of color, males and those with disabilities received far more severe and frequent …

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