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  The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately harming all people of color in the United States. For Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, one way this harm has manifested is in a rise in hate incidents. These incidents are fueled by both a long history of anti-Asian xenophobia and racism, and stigmatizing references to COVID-19 as a… Read More »

We all have a role to play in teaching children about race, racism, and social justice. We have compiled resources for educators and families to talk to children about race, on talking about current events and the murder of George Floyd, and suggestions of children’s books to help begin the conversation.    We hope these… Read More »

The recent killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, Manuel Ellis, George Floyd, and countless others have left communities across the globe outraged and in mourning. Their deaths have led to massive, global, Black Lives Matter demonstrations condemning the use of police violence against Black people. As many of us have been captivated by the… Read More »

There is a national problem of underrepresentation in education. Quite often, the teachers tasked with educating the next generation don’t look nor represent the students in their classrooms. Diversity isn’t a buzz word nor a pipe dream: it’s a necessity for the next generation of Americans to be adequately educated. From active targeted recruiting to… Read More »

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From changing policies to implementing strategies amidst public resistance, leaders working to advance socioeconomic integration in schools face many obstacles. In this webinar, participants will hear from one superintendent in Brooklyn, NY as she shares how she navigated various points in her district’s journey. Through examples at the preparation, planning, implementation, and reflection stages, we… Read More »

Trauma informed practices

Trauma is pervasive in our schools and can threaten our students, affecting their academic performance and opportunities for lifelong success. Schools can prevent children from being defined by their adverse life experiences and promote healthy, lifelong learning and achievement. Rather than ask “What is wrong with you?” we can ask “What has happened to you—and… Read More »

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According to the CDC, 1.5 million high school students experience dating abuse annually. High school students who have been physically hurt by a partner earn grades of C or D twice as often as grades of A or B. They are 25% more likely to drop out of high school than their non-abused peers. Over… Read More »

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“Our public school populations will become majority minority in a decade or so. It is critical that classrooms have effective teachers that reflect the spectrum of diversity that exists in our world.” Continuing the discussion raised in Part I, Zollie Stevenson, Jr., PhD identifies how some school working conditions may be driving teachers of color… Read More »

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What’s the likelihood that a student of color will have the opportunity to learn from a teacher of color? Currently, teachers of color make up approximately 18% of the United States’ total teaching force. Students of color make up 54% of the total student population. Jacob Easley II, Ph.D., describes the state of teacher diversity… Read More »

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