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Posted Dec. 19, 2016

How Did Conservative White Educators Become the Enemy of Education?

“White privilege,” “White supremacy,” “deplorable,” and “social justice, not White justice” are phrases that have reached a crescendo in current political, social and educational conversations.…

By Terry Jones

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Posted May 18, 2016

Real Teacher Appreciation Is More Than Tokens, Hugs and Free Coffee

I’ve always found “appreciation weeks” for nurses, salesmen and teachers to be a strange concept. Isn’t appreciation something that should be a natural condition of…

By Jillian Harkins

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Posted Nov. 17, 2015

Open Secrets Of The New #TeachStrong Initiative: Reformers And National Unions Agree On More Than They Disagree

Ned Stanley has a great rundown on the CorpsKnowledge blog about the #TeachStrong initiative announced last week. #TeachStrong is backed by a strong coalition of partners, including Education Post, Teach for America, TNTP, Relay Graduate School, Center for American Progress, Educators 4 Excellence, AFT, and the NEA. Ned notes that this initiative focuses on what leaders on both sides of education policy debates can agree on, rather than the…

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Posted Mar. 31, 2020

Millions of Low-Income Students Are Being Denied Access to Internet

Access to public education is now a fundamental right. All 50 states mandate public education in their state constitutions. Once states made public education compulsory,…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Apr. 6, 2020

Governors Ask DeVos For Emergency Education Aid

On March 27th, two weeks ago last Friday, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act), a $2 trillion stimulus…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Apr. 6, 2020

My Kids Are Online All the Time Now And I Don’t Always Know What They’re Looking At

OK, I have a confession to make. I have not been as good at monitoring my children’s internet access as I should have been. If…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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