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November 21, 2017

What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching? (Video)

Travis Bouldin, a world history teacher at Ron Brown College Prep in Washington, D.C., shares his perspective on how a culturally inclusive approach to teaching can help students overcome societal hurdles.

October 09, 2017

Second-Year Teachers Share Advice for Rookies (Video)

Two second-year teachers read tweets with advice for new teachers, and reflect on their own struggles and triumphs.

August 03, 2017

What Flint's Superintendent Did to Protect Children From Lead (Video)

Two years after the lead crisis in Flint, Mich., began, Superintendent Bilal Tawwab is leading a comprehensive effort to mitigate the effects of lead exposure in children.

December 21, 2016

A Moratorium on Charter Schools? Two Viewpoints (Videos)

We recently reported on reactions to the NAACP's charter school moratorium. Two new exclusive videos dive deeper into this complex issue.

November 30, 2016

Charter Schools Fight Divides the Black Community (Video)

Charter schools are often viewed as a lifeline by African-American parents. The NAACP, however, has called for a moratorium on these independently managed public schools.

September 01, 2016

Bridging the Cultural Divide Between Teachers and Students (Video)

While the student population in America's public schools becomes increasingly diverse, the nation's teaching force remains predominantly white. STEP-UP, a month-long intensive fellowship in Chicago, seeks to teach cultural competency through immersion. Can this program bridge the gap?


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