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.
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May 01, 2015
April 30, 2015
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
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
In rural Colorado, 23 percent of children live in poverty, compared to 17 percent statewide.
March 26, 2015
A new analysis peels back common wisdom about why boys may lag girls in reading achievement.
March 25, 2015
What happens when students get an up-close glimpse of the vast resource disparities between different schools?
March 18, 2015
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
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
Poverty makes it more difficult for children to succeed in school, and they come to school at a disadvantage.
March 04, 2015
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.