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Posted Oct. 19, 2015

If It Walks Like the NRA and Quacks Like the NRA: The Parallel Politics of Gun Control and Ed Reform

It’s been two weeks since the mass shootings in Roseburg, Oregon. And I’ve spent the last seven days comparing the coverage and commentary on gun…

By Lynnell Mickelsen

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Posted Oct. 2, 2015

This Journalist Can’t Get Roseburg Out of Her Head Because It Was ‘Her Beat’ Before It Became The Latest Community To Experience, Yet Another, School Shooting

Kate Stringer, currently a policy intern at Fordham, used to be the education reporter in Roseburg, Oregon, the site of this weeks's unspeakable yet all too familiar campus shooting. As we see look at our TVs and see strangers, she sees the community she used to cover, the students and teachers and families she came to know. As of three months ago, I was probably the only journalist who had used “Umpqua Community College” in a sentence on…

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

Q&A With Paige Kowalski: Getting Transparent About Student Data

Student data. Standardized testing. Accountability. These words set off a lot of big feelings among parents, educators and policymakers — especially fear and anger. Controversies…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

Your Thanksgiving Clip Art and Crafts Might Be Microaggressions. Here’s How to Do Better.

In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

By B. Manker, Ed.D

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