Brown University has expanded eligibility for a teacher training class after initially restricting enrollment exclusively to racial and ethnic minorities.
The "Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction" teacher training course at the Rhode Island-based Ivy League school had initially been restricted to "BIPOC" students. BIPOC is an acronym for black, indigenous, and people of color.
The course's racial restriction had been the subject of a complaint by the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism, which had sent a letter to Brown University President Christina Paxson earlier this month that accused the university of violating federal law by segregating the class.... (Read more)
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