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It's time to make MCPS choice programs more equitable, too

As Montgomery County’s schools resegregate by race and class, special “choice programs” (including magnets, language immersion programs, and the Northeast and Downcounty consortia) designed to create advanced learning opportunities and integrate schools aren’t working. 644 more words

School Equity

The Values of #TeachStrong, Seen in Places Like Indiana

Improvement, however, must not breed complacency. How do we ensure that all of Indiana’s schools — particularly those in high-need communities — have the teacher pipeline to meet the needs of the 21st century?

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by Hannah Gurr and Katherine High

Tutors on our pre-sessional this year will now be familiar with Dylan Wiliam’s 2010 BBC2 documentary The Classroom Experiment… 1,010 more words

Wayne Au, PhD: How a whiter Seattle creates more education inequities

Dr. Wayne Au is an Associate Professor of Education at the School of Educational Studies at University of Washington, Bothell, and an editor for Rethinking Schools, a magazine focused on issues of educational justice. 824 more words

Seattle Public Schools

From Pipeline to Mainline: How increasing diversity in higher education can have a positive impact on addressing health disparities (and other good things).

By Melissa See, MD

I had it all planned out. The night before, I set out what I was going to wear: a tan cropped blazer with capped sleeves over a golden rod empire waist pleated dress. 1,439 more words

Paul Tucker -- Salem’s State Representative, Former Police Chief, and Law Professor -- Talks about Early Education

Each year for five years, the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) has run an Early Learning Fellows program: a dynamic effort that’s designed for emerging leaders – legislators and legislative staff members. 874 more words


#EdReform Orthodoxy

Many in the education reform community have been engaged in quite a debate on what reform is, who is involved, and how we should respond to one another. 248 more words