Beth Milne is a past member of the 50CAN team. 

Here are news and opinion stories educators, advocates, policy wonks and makers are talking about today:
News and Analysis 
Is racial bias hindering the success and well-being of our nation’s children? Civil rights, racial justice scholars and activists have long answered yes; they have also continuously worked to address the structural racism they see as pervasive in our nation’s institutions. (U.S. News)
One issue that has strangely taken a back seat in the presidential campaign so far has been K-12 education. That could change with the selection of Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., as Hillary Clinton’s running mate. (EdSource)
Parent and anthropologist Courtney Everts Mykytyn surprised some charter and traditional LA Unified educators at her lectures last weekend when showing that schools in Los Angeles and across the country are more segregated than at any other time in the nation’s history. (LA School Report)
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will make a stop in Denver on Monday to highlight Colorado’s work in improving education for preschoolers with almost $45 million in federal dollars. (The Denver Post)


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