board of education

In a rational world, it wouldn’t really be news that the Kentucky Board of Education approved new science standards for the state’s public schools — it would be a small note somewhere, and a disgruntled teuthologist might write an angry letter about the new standards’ disappointing lack of emphasis on cephalopods, and that would be […]

If you were a governor, would you ever appoint someone to a state board, just because of his or her race? Of course not, that would be racism, even if that person’s race has been historically underrepresented on that board, and the board’s mission involves tackling persistent racial inequalities! That’s why Ohio Governor John Kasich […]