In our upcoming national report, we take the radical step—for us and for our field at large—of asking kids themselves about their schooling.
When we tell students they have to "be this" or "look like that" to succeed, we are using our power to minimize and dehumanize young people.
An eighth-grader reflects on educational equity: “As I’ve started thinking more about my future, I’ve had to realize who I’m competing against: people with more resources, more exposure, and more support.”
Real student voice occurs when students are present, active, and an equal part of the decision-making processes.
CEO Dan Weisberg considers the gap between the number of teachers and students of color—and the role teacher education programs play in perpetuating it.
Mass shootings in America are a public health epidemic that poses a particular threat to our children.
With the right information, school systems can place more great teachers in the classrooms where they can make the biggest difference. Here’s how six states are using smarter data systems to strengthen their workforce.
The US Supreme Court ruled that kids with disabilities are entitled to a “free appropriate public education…tailored to the unique needs of” each child. What if we could promise this to all students?
This year we set out to partner with districts to improve or create sustainable alternative teacher certification programs—so eventually they won’t need our help at all.