Robert "Bud" Spillane led two of the nation's largest school district, and is credited with rescuing one from the brink of disaster and pushing another to new heights.
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July 20, 2015
July 17, 2015
Leaders of Big Picture Learning look past outward differences to provide equitable opportunities for learning for all students.
July 04, 2015
The lengthy debate on the item suggests that it may be easier for union members to agree to a broad stance against racism than to specific, concrete actions to undo its influence.
July 03, 2015
The NEA says it will put more resources into training and partnerships to combat unequal treatment of students of different races.
June 23, 2015
Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.
June 23, 2015
Tiffany Anderson, one of Education Week's 2015 Leaders To Learn From, will discuss equity in education with the Democratic presidential candidate today in St. Louis.
June 21, 2015
Teachers and leaders: Racism detected in schools can more easily be eradicated than that which seeps, undetected, into and through the growing years of a child.
June 18, 2015
Some suburban districts hire detectives and even take families to court, to keep out students, often low income and students of color, from nearby urban districts. I think this is awful. I found many status quo defenders (and I don't see you as one of them) who believe this is perfectly ok.
May 28, 2015
The opt-out movement is right to call for a richer, more authentic learning experience. They're wrong to stay silent on the educational inequality that makes testing necessary.
May 22, 2015
Several months apart, the upstart San Francisco Public Press and the San Francisco Chronicle each reported on resegregation in that city's schools.