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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 Feb. 11, 2020

Real Reformers Keep Pushing for Better Outcomes Even When There Are No Easy Answers

A few nights ago the CEO for Baltimore Public Schools joined my colleagues on the 8 Black Hands podcast to discuss her efforts to improve…

By Chris Stewart

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Posted Feb. 13, 2020

My Daughter Has Autism and She Isn’t Just Learning Black History, She’s Ready to Teach It

Almost everyone in my family is a quick talker and quick answer-er. In fact, we hardly ever have a family discussion where people can complete…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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Posted Feb. 18, 2020

Black History Is American History and Should Be Celebrated All Year Long

As a Minnesotan, February is a signal that the warmth of spring is so close yet so far away (seriously, last Thursday the high was two…

By Simone Hardeman-Jones

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