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Equity and Diversity News and Announcements

Equity and Diversity News and Announcements

Bias is not just a problem with police, it's an issue in education.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Racial bias has been much in the news in the wake of a series of police shootings of unarmed African-American men.

During Monday night's presidential debate, Hillary Clinton said it's not just a problem for police.

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HILLARY CLINTON: I think, unfortunately, too many of us in our great country jump to conclusions about each other. And therefore, I think we need all of us to be asking hard questions.

MONTAGNE: That would include those who help shape the youngest among us. A new report from the Yale Child Study Center has found evidence of implicit racial bias among preschool teachers.

Here to tell us more about those findings is Cory Turner of the NPR Ed Team.

Continue reading on transcript below:

https://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/transcript.php?storyId=495488716

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