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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 Jan. 21, 2022

As #MeTooK12 Turns 4, Students Can’t Wait for Adults to Make Change

This January marks the fourth anniversary of #MeTooK12, a campaign spotlighting the widespread sexual harassment and assault millions of students experience each day. Although statistics…

By Esther Warkov

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Posted Jan. 26, 2022

Missouri Just Gave Me Back My Power to Choose the Best School for My Children

As a single mother of four—three of them in school, and one in college—I’ve had to face my share of struggles. But some of the…

By Latasha Buchanan

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Posted Jan. 13, 2022

Explained: How to Run for Your Local School Board

School boards (in some states “school committees”) sit at the intersection of civic engagement, local politics, and community service. The school board is a team…

By Brianna Crowley

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