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Posted Jan. 20, 2016

The Multi-Classroom Leader Just May Be the New Department Chair, Except Better

Erin Burns, a multi-classroom leader at West Charlotte High School, writes at Real Clear Ed Education the ninth in a series of monthly pieces by teachers participating in the Opportunity Culture initiative, a movement launched in 2011 by education policy and consulting firm Public Impact. These Opportunity Culture models "are aimed at improving the quality of education by extending the reach of excellent teachers and their teams, to…

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Posted Aug. 18, 2015

10 Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina tore through our region, taking nearly 2,000 lives and forever altering hundreds of thousands more. Though many of the storm’s…

By Michael Stone, Maggie Runyan-Shefa

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Posted Aug. 6, 2015

No Dollar Left Behind: How States Can Fix School Funding to Help Kids

When a school or district wants to try something new, it needs to find the money to do so. But many state education finance systems…

By Zahava Stadler

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Posted June 5, 2015

Yes We Can Have Great Teachers in High-Poverty Schools

Fact or fantasy? A high-poverty, high-need school posts several teacher openings and ends up with far too many candidates. More than 25 candidates apply for…

By Bryan Hassel, Emily Ayscue Hassel

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Posted May 12, 2021

The Emergency Broadband Benefit and How to Make Sure It Reaches Families Who Need It

What is the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit program? On May 12, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) launched the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program to help…

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Posted May 12, 2021

COVID-19 Impacts Graduating Seniors’ Postsecondary Choices. Here’s How We Can Help.

Once a happy inflection point for many young people, high school graduation—and what comes next—is now chaotic. COVID-19 has dramatically raised the barriers to accessing…

By Lina Bankert

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Posted May 11, 2021

Will We Finally Tap The Learning Expertise That Is Present in Oft-Overlooked Communities?

Talk of an education “recovery” to address student “learning loss” is here, often with a focus on expanded summer learning programs, high-dose tutoring and expanded…

By Naomi N. Shelton, Karega Rausch

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