Since the election of Donald Trump, some school districts have passed resolutions affirming that their schools will be "safe havens" for students, regardless of their immigration status or national origin.
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December 14, 2016
August 29, 2016
With the Council of the Great City Schools now in its 60th year, urban school leaders say the depth of its staff's expertise, the organization's effectiveness in advocating on their behalf, and the sense of camaraderie they feel being part of the group are unmatched elsewhere.
June 29, 2016
DeRay Mckesson left his career in education in 2014 amid the unrest in Fergsuon, Mo., after Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was fatally shot by a white police officer.
May 25, 2016
Ed Graff, the superintendent of the Anchorage, Alaska, school district beat out Minnesota's education commissioner Brenda Cassellius for the top job in Minneapolis.
May 16, 2016
Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota's education commissioner, and Ed Graff, the superintendent of the Anchorage, Alaska, school district, are the two finalists for the top job in Minneapolis.
January 13, 2016
The Minneapolis school board picked Sergio Paez as the new superintendent in December. Paez's candidacy was derailed after the publication of a report by a Massachusetts advocacy group that alleged that some special education students had been mistreated at a school in Paez's former district.
December 30, 2015
Race, education disparities, school-leader standards, and criminal proceedings (in Atlanta and Chicago) were among the top stories on the District Dossier blog.
December 22, 2015
Sergio Paez was chosen to lead the Minneapolis Public Schools two days before a Massachusetts advocacy group published a report alleging that special education students had been mistreated at a school in the Holyoke district where he was superintendent.
December 16, 2015
Minneapolis school officials said it was seeking more information about the treatment of special education students in Holyoke, Mass., while Sergio Páez served as superintendent of the district.
December 14, 2015
Sergio Paez, who was picked last week to lead the Minneapolis school district, is facing questions in his old district, Holyoke, Mass., about allegations of abuse and neglect at one school.