Earlier this week, I posted about the rise of hate crimes in the United States (see Depressing Statistic Of The Day: Hate Crimes In U.S. Increase By 17 Percent).

Slate has just published a thoughtful reflection on hate in schools, and what might be effective responses to it.

You’ll want to read How to Handle the Rising Tide of Hate in Schools.

I’m adding it to New & Revised: A Collection Of Advice On Talking To Students About Race & Racism.