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"States are struggling to give parents an accurate sense of how well schools are actually serving students." #edchat twitter.com/edu_post/statu…
“Students are never too young to learn to stand up for their classmates.” - @SonOfSeshat owl.li/lTqg30aath5 pic.twitter.com/NXo2AvfBM5
“What happens outside of school matters. A lot.” — @chiefsforchange medium.com/@chiefsforchan… pic.twitter.com/baPJX1Dxzc
“If we fail to address bullying in schools, we are effectively giving students permission to oppress others.”… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
To stop bullying and homophobia in his classroom, this educator teaches students to stand up for their classmates.
Working with districts to improve or create sustainable alternative teacher certification programs.
Resources for giving students rich exposure to black history throughout the school year—and not just in February.
ESSA regulations provide essential accountability for schools and protections for students.
Resources for educators to support students affected by new immigration policies.
A Bridge Fellow is traveling the country, asking the students themselves what works when it comes to educating kids too often labeled as “at risk.”
Bridge Fellow Marvin Pierre just launched an alternative education program for formerly incarcerated young men.
Advice on building classroom relationships effectively across cultural divides.
During the confirmation hearings, time after time, when senators pushed DeVos to explain how she might approach a specific issue, she deflected—we’d still like answers to these questions.
We spoke with the head of the National Indian Education Association to discuss how schools can be better supported to engage productively with Native communities.
Resisting innovation in public education squelches new ideas and slows progress in our schools.
A mom shares advice on what teachers can do to make navigating special education easier for parents.
The Common Core provides an essential opportunity for kids in military families to receive a quality education. A former military brat tells us why.
Three students from across the country reflect on what’s working in their schools—and what they’d like to see change in 2017.
A media literacy teacher shares advice on how to stay informed in the era of “fake news."
A former teacher reflects on a crucial component missing in his classroom.
The needs of teachers, students, and families did not take a pause after the election.
Empowering students to lead parent conferences builds understanding and a strong school community.
Applications for the 2017 Fishman Prize are now open.