What Happened to Sandra Bland?

Civil rights groups and people across the nation suspect foul player after a young woman dies in police custody. Several petitions are circulating to have the Texas State Troopers release the full video of the arrest. Read more about it here. See edited footage from the trooper’s dashcam here.

Is Standardized Testing Good or Bad? Civil Rights Activists can’t seem to agree.

Standardized testing in schools has been a longstanding and much debated practice in education. Some argue that standardized testing is a way to bring attention to the achievement gap in schools and consequently bring about solutions. Others argue that standardized testing causes school systems to “teach the test,” which results in a decreased focus on the arts and creative thinking in schools. Read more about it here, and tell us what you think.