FSU researchers find school board diversity reduces school suspensions

A new study from¬†criminology¬†researchers at Florida State University reveals that a more diverse school board can lead to more equitable school punishment among black, white and Hispanic students. The team found that black and Hispanic students were more likely to be suspended in schools with larger minority populations. However, white students attending schools with larger […]

50 Years of Integration: Florida State University 1962-2012

Unlike many other Southern universities, Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida opened its doors to black students in 1962 without violence or federal intervention. However, Florida State’s integration was not without challenges for these first students. Visit to learn more about Florida State University’s integration.

50th Anniversary of FSU Integration | Issues in Education (April 2012)

2012 marks 50 years since the integration of FSU’s campus. In this episode of Issues in Education, The Florida State University President Dr. Eric Barron and WFSU-TV’s Suzanne Smith look at the past, present and the events planned to celebrate the occasion this month. Guests include Doby Flowers, FSU’s first African American homecoming queen; FSU […]