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It’s NOT an economics issue, it’s a human rights issue!

Last week, I published a piece on Brown v. Board of Education’s implications for administrators.  When discussing this in my graduate class, I explained how Brown v. 552 more words

Education

Study :: It's Not Too Late When Kids Reach Adolescence

With all of the focus on early childhood education and the achievement gap, interventions for adolescents have increasingly been viewed as too costly and not worth the effort. 187 more words

Education

Minnesota's high school graduation rate edges up to 81 percent

Minnesota’s high school graduation rate climbed over 81 percent in 2014, the Department of Education says.

The new numbers released Tuesday show an improvement in 2013’s rate of 79.8 percent. 296 more words

News

Bridging the Achievement Gap in Toronto's Public Schools

Morag Humphrey

With rising income inequality, neighbourhoods across Canada are becoming increasingly polarized along income lines. In Toronto, this trend has effectively divided the city into low- and high-income neighbourhoods; and it would seem that student educational achievement in these neighbourhoods is now  900 more words

Public Policy

What is Advocacy?

This is after all an Advocacy blog? Let’s take a step back to make sure we’re on the same page.

Advocacy is the act of pleading for, supporting, or making recommendations to influence change… 239 more words

Education

GtCNN Co-Hosted National Convening "Reengagement Plus"

In December, Gateway to College was at the center of a national convening in Portland, OR. GtCNN co-hosted and sponsored the 4th annual Reengagement Plus… 473 more words

Gateway To College