EdNext Podcast: Detecting and Preventing Racial Bias in Grading

A rubric with specified criteria helps level the differences between writing assignments mentioning “Connor” and “Dashawn.”

Photo of David QuinnAn assistant professor of education at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, David Quinn, joins Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss Quinn’s new research, which investigates how standardized grading rubrics can help combat racial biases in schools.

Quinn’s article, “How to Reduce Racial Bias in Grading,” is available now.

The EdNext Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher and here every Wednesday.

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