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How Discrimination Nearly Stalled a Dual-Language Program in Boston - The Atlantic

“Dual-language programs have been growing in popularity nationally for several years now, spurred on by demand among native speakers of common languages as well as monolingual English speakers who want all the benefits that come from bilingualism. 153 more words


The Unintended Consequences of School Takeovers: A Study of Jackson Public School District

Travis Reginal, MPA, Staff Writer, Brief Policy Perspectives

There is only one step standing between the Jackson Public School District existing as an independent district and being taken over by the Mississippi Department of Education. 1,184 more words

Domestic Policy

Editorial: Gov. Brown’s education evasion

Gov. Kate Brown has either forgotten or wants us all to forget what she has done undermine public education in Oregon. Neither one is a recommendation for her to lead. 21 more words


Civics Ed Law in Illinois

Illinois passed a law in 2015 that changed its graduation requirements and specifically included a course in civics. I think this is really an intriguing idea. 183 more words


Five Years On; We Seek Influence Not Credit

It helps every now and then to take a look back at the road travelled.  The initial pioneers who set up Headteachers’ Roundtable, meeting at the Guardian Offices on the 12th October 2012, hopefully feel proud of the group they established and the work it has done.   591 more words

"You will never be satisfied"

The Girl and I saw Hamilton two weeks ago. It was pretty awesome. The performer who had the part of Thomas Jefferson / John Laurens made the show for us. 298 more words

Allies and Friends

It takes a movement to conquer illiteracy.

It was a tough decision.  Would I stay in my school, with my programme and my team, and enjoy seeing students succeed where they had previously failed? 884 more words

School-wide Literacy