Candace Moore

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Civil Rights Attorney

Chicago, Illinois

Candace Moore is a Surge Institute fellowship alumna and a civil rights attorney advocating for education equity at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

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Posted June 13, 2016

3 Ways Families, Schools and Educators Can Ensure Student Success

As a civil rights attorney focusing on education equity, I work with parents and students who are fighting for access…

By Candace Moore

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

Without Data, We Can’t Fight for Our Students’ Futures

Sometimes, data can seem pesky. Just ask the folks who continue to suggest that coronavirus spikes are merely the result of increased testing. “You know…

By Garris Landon Stroud

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Posted Nov. 30, 2020

It’s Not a Discipline Problem, You’re Just Not Engaging Your Students

Here’s a dirty little secret about teachers that few people care to admit: Many teachers with poor classroom management aren’t strong instructional. I would never assume…

By Rann Miller

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Posted Nov. 23, 2020

One Memphis Mom (and Grandma) Has a Thanksgiving Message for Joe Biden

Sarah Carpenter, executive director of Memphis Lift, spent much of the 2020 primary season bringing her message—her plea—for liberation from failing schools to all who were…

By Erika Sanzi

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