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25th Anniversary Globe

MAEC remains dedicated to ensuring that all students have access to high-quality, effective, and equitable education. No matter how long it takes to get through this, our team will be working with educators, policymakers, community partners, and families to provide essential support and resources. Everyone feels the impact of this virus, but we know that… Read More »

How families can confront COVID-19 related harassment in schools

In schools across the United States, AAPI students have reported bullying and harassment by classmates because of their race or national origin, including their ethnicity, ancestry, and language. The U.S. Department of Education recently published a guide on how families can confront COVID-19 related harassment in schools. This two-pager identifies how the federal government can… Read More »

Conference – 2021 Families Learning Conference

Join NCFL for their 2021 Families Learning Conference held in Dallas during October 25-27.

Webinar – Good Trouble: Understanding and Supporting Youth Activism for Equity and Justice

Registration is now open for next week’s webinar, “Good Trouble: Understanding and Supporting Youth Activism for Equity and Justice.” We will engage in a dialogue with local youth activists on the intersections of civic engagement, activism, youth development, and public schooling.

Webinar – Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month: A Conversation with Author Hena Khan

Join MAEC next Tuesday, 5/11 2-3 pm ET for an interview and interactive activity with children’s books author Hena Khan! Register today!

Resounding Voices from Students

Michael Zhao (12th grade) and Alexandra Ni (7th grade) are two Asian-American students from Maryland who testified at the 3/24 “Stop Asian Hate Solidarity Rally” in Columbia, MD. Their voices represent hope for the future: equity, social justice, and unity. Here are their testimonies.

MAEC’s Statement on the Chauvin Verdict

Thursday, April 22, 2021 On April 20th, a Minnesota jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd. When the verdict was read, we experienced relief and joy alongside deep sadness and mourning.  This much-anticipated verdict provided a brief exhalation for many communities across the country. But while it signifies that accountability is… Read More »

Webinar – From Voices to Action: A Conversation with AAPI Families

How can families navigate difficult conversations and situations with their children about anti-AAPI xenophobia? Join MAEC 4/28 at 2 pm ET for a conversation with AAPI parents.

*Free Webinar* – Engaging Families in Re-Entry Planning

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Mark your calendars for April 21 at 3 pm ET as CAFE and the National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement expand on how to engage families as students and educators return to school.

A Data Inquiry Guide for Exploring Equity Issues and Solutions

*New publication alert* The Center for Education Equity at MAEC is proud to release “A Data Inquiry Guide for Exploring Equity Issues and Solutions.” If you are a member of a school community committed to working toward equity, this resource is for you! #datainquiry

South Portland plans to release school equity report in mid-April

CEE at MAEC assists South Portland School Departments in Maine to release a school equity report. “Reports like this are really about listening to student voices,” Kunin said. “We know we will hear some things that are uncomfortable but unless we’re willing to listen through that discomfort, we know we will not make progress.”

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