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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?

March 18, 2015

Urban Districts Outperformed By Charter Counterparts, Study Finds

The report also shows that most urban charter and district schools are serving equal numbers of English language learners as well as students in poverty and special education.

March 17, 2015

Leaders Tell of Supporting Families, Engaging Students, Inspiring Black Boys

In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.

March 17, 2015

Affluent Schools See More School Funding in 23 States

Poverty makes it more difficult for children to succeed in school, and they come to school at a disadvantage.

March 04, 2015

Education Next Cover on Moynihan Report Anniversary Raises Hackles

The conservative-leaning education journal has created a stir with a cover featuring an African-American family with a mother, a baby, and a fading image of the father.

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