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This North Carolina educator asked Joe Biden about racial justice in education. Here’s what she said.

By Amanda Menas North Carolina educator Turquoise LeJeune Parker knows how amazing her students are. In fact, she calls her students Mrs. Parker’s Professors. However, supporting her professors requires leadership in and out of the classroom. “I want us to be celebrating Black joy, celebrating Black intelligence, not normalizing it,” said Parker, a K-5 media

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House votes to provide $130 billion for school modernization

By a vote of 233-188, the House passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R. 2), which now includes the Reopen and Rebuild America’s Schools Act that provides significant support for modernizing public schools. Specifically, the bill would create a $100 billion grant program that targets high-poverty schools and a $30 billion tax-credit bond program for repairing,