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The single biggest cause of the achievement gap is students with economic disadvantages concentrated in the same schools.
“We teach the children of these farm workers, and it was important to us that we help their families.”
The data on the number of students who are bullied, who feel unsafe, and who have an active plan for suicide is shocking.
Our Dreamers are students, educators, our neighbors and friends. Congress needs to act now!
“I find so much inspiration in the way my students are handling this.” — DACA activist and UMass Boston professor Loan Dao
Educators tell DeVos her ideas are not welcome in the state of Washington
The DeVos voucher and charter school agenda has surfaced in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races.
By Amanda Litvinov Take Action › Urge Congress to renew CHIP funding. Click here› It’s technically not part of Audrey Nichols’s job as bookkeeper at Landmark Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark., to help families enroll in programs like Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but she routinely does so by referring families … Continued
This department didn’t come together overnight. It is the culmination of many years and even generations of struggle.