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It’s been 50 years since the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the achievement gap between minorities and whites remains a salient issue

By: Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20

Students have the right to not be discriminated against based on race, color or national origin.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin, in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. 606 more words

Current Events

Why we Need Each Other

by Danny Song
Math Teacher, Nashville Northeast Elementary

I was back in my old stomping grounds: Union University. Three years after I had graduated, I returned to speak at a memorial service for the  828 more words

Excellent Teachers

The Learning Community Is Not a “Failed Experiment”!

The “Learning Community” represents an experiment being conducted in Omaha, Nebraska, where I live, to determine whether the entire metro area can work together to close, or at least narrow, the academic achievement gap between low-income and middle class students. 322 more words

Jack Heidel

Using Infographics to Advocate for Third Grade Reading Proficiency

How is Massachusetts doing on third-grade reading proficiency? And how, specifically, are third graders in your community doing?

Strategies for Children’s (SFC) newly updated infographics… 523 more words

Reading Proficiency

More Stupid Common Core

My poor 9 year old, who is already a grade behind in 3rd grade due to a variety of developmental delays, came home with this ridiculous workbook page: 498 more words