November 2014 Archives

A multicultural society is best served by a culturally responsive curriculum. Schools that acknowledge the diversity of their student population understand the importance of promoting cultural awareness.


When the country hits turbulent financial times, like the recent recession years, it takes its toll on the quality of education available in our K-12 schools, and it can even take decades for the true deficiencies to show.


Helping one million more low income students realize their dreams and attain college degrees is the goal of the One Million More campaign, announced recently by College For Every Student (CFES) CEO & President Rick Dalton at the organization's 18th annual national conference.


In this age of technology and innovation, the K-12 classroom is continually evolving in order to adapt to the times.


While foreign language requirements have long been a core requirement for high school graduation--second language classes at an earlier age would improve overall fluency for most students.


Year after year, it breaks my heart to see the public education system in my home state of Mississippi repeatedly scoring so low in education rankings, particularly when it comes to students in a viscous cycle of underachievement.


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