Tony Diaz, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath and H. Richard Milner IV write about the importance of ethnic studies classes.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the benefits of ethnic studies classes, and what are your recommendations for how to teach them?
A four-part series on what education policy-makers need to know is wrapped-up with with commentaries from Suzie Boss, Aba Ngissah, Meghan Everette, Tamara Fyke and John George.
Donna Wilson, Marcus Conyers, Jen Schwanke, Dr. Rachael Gabriel, Dr. Sarah Woulfin, Karen Gross, and Brian Moore write what they think policy-makers are missing when it comes to education.
Barnett Berry, Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Kate Sacco, Cathy Seeley, and Pia Lindquist Wong contribute their nominations for education info that decision-makers don't know.
Jennie Magiera, Dr. Sanée Bell, Amanda Koonlaba, Matthew A. Kraft and Douglas Reeves share their thoughts on what policy-makers don't know about schools, teachers and students.
The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think are the most important things that many policy-makers don't understand about teachers, students, and schools?
Shanna Peeples, Kathy T. Glass, Maria Walther, Sandi Novak, and Toby Karten wrap-up a five-part series on using questions in the classroom.
Adeyemi Stembridge, PhD, Kara Pranikoff, Starr Sackstein, Jackie A. Walsh, Andrew Miller, and Brian D. Schultz take their turn at responding to the question of how to use questions effectively with students.
Helen Thorpe agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, "The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope In an American Classroom."