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Posted Oct. 20, 2017

VIDEO: This Detroit Teacher Uses Hip-Hop Literacy to Engage His Students and the Community

I began teaching at 22. Back in my hometown of Detroit and fresh out of college, I thought I had all the answers.…

By Quan Neloms

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Posted Nov. 11, 2015

Charter School Enrollment on the Rise

Arianna Prothero at EdWeek's "Charters and Choice" blog highlighted some of the findings from a recent National Alliance for Public Charter Schools report. Namely, Prothero points out that there are currently six districts in the U.S. where 40% or more of students attend charter schools -- Kansas City, MO; Gary, IN; New Orleans, LA; Detroit, MI; Washington, D.C.; and Flint, MI. The top 10 districts with the largest charter school enrollments…

By Valentina Korkes

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Posted Aug. 19, 2019

Here’s How Trump Is Making It Harder to Integrate Schools

This summer, integrated schools heated up as a campaign issue when Kamala Harris called out Joe Biden for his 1970s stance on mandated busing as…

By Miriam Rollin

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Posted Aug. 20, 2019

If We Care for Kids, We Can’t Shut Down Teachers Who Truly Want to Do Better by Them

This teacher said a thing and I thought all hell would break loose.  It happened last week when my 8 Black Hands crew recorded a…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Aug. 21, 2019

It’s OK, You Can Teach For America

In 2013, Sandra Korn, then a senior at Harvard and a contributor to the student newspaper The Crimson, wrote an article telling her peers “Don’t…

By Allie Donahue

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