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. 25, 2020

Now That Trump Is Abandoning Charter Schools, Democrats Are Free to Champion a Truly Progressive Education Platform

I could be Bernie Sanders’ daughter. After all, my parents were much like him, children of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in New York…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Feb. 24, 2020

Here’s What I Told My Students After ‘Karen From Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign’ Texted Me

Last week, I received a text from “Karen from Mike Bloomberg’s campaign.” She wrote that “with so much at stake, Americans deserve a Democratic candidate…

By Ashley McCall

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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