William Hayes

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Principal, Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy Pre-K-8

Cleveland, Ohio

William Hayes is a turnaround principal at Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy Pre-K-8 in Cleveland, Ohio, and has worked in the education field for eight years. He received his master’s in education from Harvard University and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in education leadership and policy at Vanderbilt University.

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Posted Mar. 3, 2015

Another Gap in Education: The Distance Between Policy and Practice in ESEA

The accountability movement helped to shine a light on the long-standing inequities that continue to exist, but it has also…

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

Inside the Decade-Long Plan to Recruit, Hire and Retain 9,000 Black Educators Across the Country

Across the entire United States, there aren’t nearly enough Black teachers inside classrooms.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, less than 7% of…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

Want a National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s effect on schools—with inadequate technology,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

If Houston’s District Schools Keep Taking the Day Off, Students Will Never Catch Up

There have been some good reasons to close schools over the past year—in the early days of the pandemic, for example, or during major weather…

By Danielle Durbin

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