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We must help kids overcome the opportunity gap

The teenagers in our classes may not realize it, but they are on the verge of making one of the most important decisions of their lives: How will they develop their “human capital”? 655 more words

Teaching Strategies

Facing the Problem of Pre-K and Kindergarten Suspensions

“Massachusetts public and charter schools suspended kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students 603 times in the 2014-15 school year,” according to an analysis done by public radio station WBUR that was reported on… 878 more words


Achievement Gap Hurts Equality in Schools

Researchers say budget cuts to education are harming some students more than others.

Students face inequitable life circumstances that put them at risk for school failure. 33 more words

Cultural And/or Linguistic Diversity

The Biggest Public Policy Mistake: Not Investing in Early Education

This month in the Washington Post, Jared Bernstein makes a strong case for battling social inequality by investing in high-quality early education and care. 676 more words


More Dialogue! This Saturday Jan 30.

Join us for another dialogue session using the Ensuring Our Future guide this Saturday January 30.  Download the guide and read about past dialogues here. 9 more words

Local Issues

City Denies Black Women’s Expo and Job Fair

The city of St. Paul which is in the state with the worst income gap in America and the second worst achievement gap has denied The Black Women’s Expo and Job Fair an opportunity to rent the centrally located Oxford/Jimmy Lee Community Center for the event. 653 more words

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