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NAEP Response: More than Words?

Now that the dust has finally settled on the most-recent dump of NAEP scores, we must admit that the results just aren’t good. For a decade now, student performance on our national reading and math tests have remained stagnant. 115 more words


Black Lives Matter – How To Get Involved

It does not help anyone to just sit back as a bystander and watch Black Lives Matter unfold and POC fighters becoming victims more and more to police violence and racism. 711 more words

Union Savings Bank Invests in New Effort to Narrow Achievement Gap

Union Savings Bank of Danbury has granted $6,500 in funding for a Brave Enough To Fail program and five $1,000 scholarships for Danbury High School. 123 more words

5 Truths About Police Brutality and Targeting of POC

No longer can we all just ignore the murders and the horrible displays of racism so potent and obvious in our world today. I cannot believe how some people can just shove this problem to the back of their minds without giving it a second thought or trying to stand up and support Black Lives Matter in their goal of ending racism and police targeting. 315 more words

Stephon Clark's Story

Recently this year, another African American became victim to police ignorance and brutality towards POC. Stephon Clark was viciously gunned down while speaking on his cellphone in his grandmother’s backyard. 322 more words

Achievement Gap in Education

In this post, I want to write about something a little bit more specific to my major. As a music education major, there are many issues in education that I need to grapple with. 391 more words