Creating Equity to Improve Education with Carlon Howard

Imagine being at a school where 80% of the students look like you…but you’re the only one like you who is in the honors and advanced classes. That’s where this week’s guest, Carlon Howard, found himself as he readied to graduate from high school. And that experience put him on…

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Urgency over national report card distracts from longstanding challenges

Re “Leaders called slow to fight lag in learning: Advocates seek quicker use of aid” (Page A1, Oct. 25): The education sector has seen unprecedented disruption. Over the past three years, students, families, educators, and communities have navigated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, ongoing racism, a toxic sociopolitical climate, recurring…

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Promoting Equity And Embracing Identity For Asian American Students

Promoting Equity And Embracing Identity For Asian American Students In the two years since the coronavirus outbreak erupted, Asian American students have endured an onslaught of bullying and abuse in schools across the U.S. This troubling rise in anti-Asian bigotry has reinforced the need for increased representation in curricula with…

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