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.
Let’s take a cue from “Black Panther” and ensure kids have role models who look like them, both onscreen and in the classroom.
After serving as Chancellor of DCPS for five years, Kaya Henderson steps down today. Here, she shares her vision for effective community engagement, and how she hopes DCPS can sustain it.
A new report finds several of our largest school systems employ more security officers than guidance counselors. What would happen if they reallocated resources toward alternative approaches to school discipline?
Recent efforts by District of Columbia Public Schools prove that creating authentic community engagement in schools is worthwhile for everyone involved.