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May 21, 2015

Priorities for a Progressive Education Agenda

Today Deborah Meier and Joe Nathan describe what their priorities for a progressive education agenda.

May 18, 2015

Schools Legally Obligated to Address Effects of Trauma on Students, Suit Says

Are schools legally obligated to address the effects of student trauma in the classroom? A new lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District says that they are and that many fail to do so.

May 14, 2015

Lesson From Freddie Gray: It Isn't the Money

In the search for answers and understanding in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray and the resulting riots, how can educators and school leaders foster hope and give students in challenged communities a better future?

May 06, 2015

Baltimore Unrest Is a Call to Action for Teachers

Teachers have a responsibility to advocate for their students and create schools and communities that counter systemic injustice.

May 01, 2015

Obama to Launch 'My Brother's Keeper' as Independent Organization

My Brother's Keeper, a key initiative of Obama's administration, was launched in 2014 to address the needs of boys and men of color. President Obama is preparing to continue those efforts when he leaves office.

April 30, 2015

Success for ALL Students: Can You Answer These 10 Questions?

Student achievement can only improve when the creation and maintenance of a healthy and safe environment for all is a shared responsibility.

April 02, 2015

Project Asks Teachers to Help Create the 'World's Largest Lesson'

The Project Everyone initiative is asking teachers to submit lesson plans about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals in an effort to create the "World's Largest Lesson."

March 31, 2015

Colorado's Child Poverty Rate Declines, Rural Poverty Persists

In rural Colorado, 23 percent of children live in poverty, compared to 17 percent statewide.

March 26, 2015

What You Might Not Know About the Gender Gap in Reading

A new analysis peels back common wisdom about why boys may lag girls in reading achievement.

March 25, 2015

Classroom-Exchange Program Exposes Inequalities

What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?

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