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Celebrating #fistgen grads is important, but so is opening up a conversation about how to support more of them. owl.li/W1Ge300A3TN
"It isn’t enough to get first-generation students into college and pat ourselves on the back." #proofpointday owl.li/QuQ4300zB11
“As a teacher, there is something very powerful we can do to connect with our struggling… instagram.com/p/BFwujP6qVZe/
"He proves our students can succeed on a high level—they simply need to be taught" School leader on @PatsELAClassBHS owl.li/htLq300l1mc
It isn’t enough to get low-income and first-generation students into college and then pat ourselves on the back. They need adequate support and resources in order to reach their full potential.
A struggling high school makes dramatic changes to improve student experiences.
Meet the 2016 Fishman Prize winners.
Despite greater social acceptance of LGBTQ identities and people, our schools haven’t kept pace.
A collaborative approach to solving teacher vacancies in Massachusetts.
How well ESSA serves students depends on the fine details of it's implementation.
It's time to consider how to support all educators to address the needs of LGBTQ kids.
10 phenomenal teachers reflect on special educators in their lives.
Enabling leaders to turn Philly's toughest schools into places of learning and love.
What would happen if we allocated our time and money toward more proactive approaches?
If California's tenure laws hurt kids, why doesn't the state feel obligated to fix the problem?
Searching for schools where your child's religion will be accepted, not attacked.
Young historians in training use history to understand the present.
Meet 10 extraordinary teachers chosen as Fishman Prize finalists.
What does authentic engagement with kids, parents, and communities really look like?
Instead of arbitrarily cutting tests, why not assess which work and which don't?
Even for education professionals, choosing schools can be daunting.
In this history classroom, second-graders become literate and informed.
A kid shares his school experience, and how he would make it better.