Nate Easley

Nate_Easley

Executive Director, Denver Scholarship Foundation

Denver, Colorado

Nate is currently the executive director of the Denver Scholarship Foundation, which provides students at local public schools with college counseling, scholarships, and financial aid and support. Prior to his work at DSF, Nate served as vice president for national and international programs at the Council for Opportunity in Education, in Washington, D.C., Nate was also a member of Denver’s Board of Education, where he was president from 2009 to 2011.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s in student affairs in higher education, both from Colorado State University, and a Ph.D. in education from American University.

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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