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College & Career Issues: Racial Equality and Employment

Grade 11
Articles with Reading Levels: 11.0-11.9
Grade 12
Articles with Reading Levels: 12.0-12.9

Article Name: Rochester City School District Minority Teacher Population Grows Five Percent 
Source: WHEC News 
Author: N/A
Date Published: September 8, 2017
Guiding Question: Should schools with higher minority populations hire more minority teachers?
Grade Level: 11.7

Article Name: More Women Going to Work in Strict Muslim Country of Saudi Arabia 
Source: Los Angeles Times via Newsela (Ed. Newsela Staff Version 1220)
Author: Alexander Zavis
Date Published: September 29, 2015
Guiding Question: How does race impact the ability of women to find work?
Grade Level: 11.3

Article Name: Racial Discrimination in the Workplace
Source: Find Law
Author: Find Law Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What can a victim of racial discrimination do to get justice? 
Grade Level: 11.7

Article Name: Perpetuating Inequality in the Workplace
Source: The Huffington Post
Author: Mehroz Baig
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: How can income inequalities be respolved? 
Grade Level: 11.8

Article Name: Racial Bias in Hiring
Source: Capital Ideas
Author: Marianne Bertrand
Date Published: Spring 2013
Guiding Question: How does racial inequality impact the job market?
Grade Level: 11.6

Article Name: Discrimination in the Job Market in the United States
Source: J-PAL
Author: Marrianne Bertrand and Sendhi Mullainathan
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: How prevelant is racial discrimination in employment?
Grade Level: 12.1

Article Name: The Effects of Discrimination in the Workplace
Source: Global Post
Author: Lisa Finn
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What are the effects of discrimination?
Grade Level: 12.2

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Article Name: BranchEd Initiative Aims to Boost Teacher
Diversity  with  Minority-serving Institutions

Source: Education Dive 
Author: Amelia Harper 
Date Published: September 26, 2017
Guiding Question: How is BranchEd trying to address a lack of racial equality in the teaching field?
Grade Level: 10.5

Article Name: Discrimination in the Workplace: Talking About Racial Bias is Hard but It Must Done 
Source: Above the Law
Author: Beth Robinson
Date Published: July 25, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some suggestions for talking about racial bias in the workplace.
Grade Level: 9.7

Article Name: Your Rights: Race Discrimination
Source: Workplace Fairness
Author: Workplace Fairness Staff
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: What role does race play in workers' rights?
Grade Level: 10.2

Article Name: The Workforce is Even More Divided Than You Think
Source: The Atlantic
Author: Derek Thompson
Date Published: November 6, 2013
Guiding Question: How does race impact employment statistics?
Grade Level: 9.6

Article Name: Should Employers Fire Employees Who Attend White Supremecist Rallies?
Source: Harvard Buisiness Review 
Author: Jessica A Clarke
Date Published: September 19, 2017
Guiding Question: What are some of the legal considerations for firing employees who attend white supremecist rallies?
Grade Level: 14.6

Article Name: White People are Really Confident that Things are Getting Better for Black People
Source: Washington Post
Author: Tracy Jan 
Date Published: September 18, 2017
Guiding Question: How is racial discrimination still effecting black people in America?
Grade Level: 14.3

Article Name: Federal Law that Requires Racial Equality in the Workplace
Source: Houston Chronicle 
Author: Ruth Mayhew 
Date Published: 2017
Guiding Question: What are some legal avenues available to victims of racial discrimination in the workplace?
Grade Level: 13.3

Article Name: The Sociology of Discrimination: Racial Discrimination in  Employment, Housing, Credit, and Consumer Markets
Source: PubMed Central
Author: Devah Pager and Hana Shephard
Date Published: N/A
Guiding Question: Why does discrimination in emplyment persist?
Grade Level: 13.7