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Teacher Brianna Baker believes that connecting her curriculum to the personal lives of her students gives them the necessary context and to tell their stories.
The Every Student Success Act (ESSA) is the most recent version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965, our nation’s federal civil rights law that governs kindergarten through 12th grade education in the United States.
When the nation’s students march to protest gun violence in their schools, they are following in a proud tradition of student leadership in social justice in America.
Growing up on a farm 30 minutes from the factory floors of Detroit, Betti Wiggins, nutritional officer of Houston Schools Independent District, gained an appreciation for a different set of plants.
IBM's P-TECH, designed to change high school as we know it, creates pathways for students in inner city schools to develop skills that prepare them for college and careers in STEM. That partnership was the beginning of .
As states begin to roll out their plans for school improvement under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the National Urban League is launching No Ceilings on Success, a campaign to hold states accountable through parental and community involvement. Derived from the concept of breaking glass ceilings, No Ceilings on Success builds on the work […]
The word pre-school can bring a lot of things to mind. Classrooms with bright-eyed students learning their ABC’s, cutting out shapes on color construction paper and hours of snacks, naps and playtime. If this is what comes to mind for you, the good news is you’re not wrong and none of this is a bad […]
Kelisa Wing’s education journey is anything, but traditional. Prior to being named the Department of Defense Education Activity’s State Teacher of the Year, Wing spent years as a substitute teacher, school secretary, classroom aide, and administrative officer in Germany. Upon returning to the States with her family and teaching eighth-grade language arts, the Toledo, Ohio […]
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