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The protests that have swept up Ferguson, Mo., following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, in part have been powered by the young people. Some are local and others have come there to help organize.
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By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA Aug 25, 2014 3:04 PM ET
As the shaded quadrangles of the nation’s elite campuses stir to life for the start of the academic year, they remain bastions of privilege. 1,887 more words
The recent posts I’ve done about diversity got me thinking about how the diversity of ability is portrayed in kids’ books. As a special education teacher, I tried to incorporate books with characters that my students could relate to and found that (perhaps no surprise here) the identities of my students with disabilities were as varied as their disability classifications. 551 more words