Meredith B.L. Anderson

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Senior Research Associate/Adjunct Professor

Washington, D.C.

Dr. Meredith Anderson is a senior research associate in the K-12 Advocacy department and Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute at UNCF, where she leads and designs empirical research related to K-12 education reform for African American students. Her publications have focused on race, educational inequities and African American community voice in education. Meredith is also an adjunct professor and teaches courses on race and public policy.

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Posted Feb. 3, 2020

Black Principals Matter

As we embark on Black History Month, it is important to illuminate the salience of high-quality leaders of color in…

By Meredith B.L. Anderson

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Posted July 19, 2021

Are Teachers Leaving Because of Pandemic Stress? It’s Complicated.

Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 26, 2021

We All Hate Professional Development, But Some of Y’all Need It

Teachers enjoy the summer break, too. However, depending on when school gets out, summer vacation may be winding down already. If that is the case…

By Andrew Pillow

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