Meredith B.L. Anderson

Guest Blogger

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 Mar. 27, 2020

Here’s How the COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Will Affect Education

Late this morning the U.S. Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act. The total tab is $2 trillion…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Mar. 30, 2020

Charter Schools May Be Leading the Way During Covid-19

Last week I looked at the stark disparities in the quality of online instruction offered to children during the COVID-19 school closures, comparing Princeton Regional Public…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Mar. 24, 2020

COVID-19 Shows Why We Need Public Schools Now More Than Ever

“Mr. Kelly, what happens next?” As a teacher, I have heard some version of that question countless times in different circumstances over the years. However,…

By Patrick Kelly

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