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Ed Fest 2021: Through Adversity WE Are Stronger Together

The Association of Latino Administrators & Superintendents (ALAS) and the National Association of Black School Educators (NABSE) are hosting a free four-day virtual event March 9-12, 2021 to highlight accomplishments of the past year and set the stage to tackle top education issues in the year ahead. The conference, “Ed Fest 2021: Through Adversity WE Are Stronger Together,” takes...

Begin from Within

Students will gain the benefits of a culturally competent teacher who is racially informed. If teachers recognize how oppression and systemic racism work and if they look through a racial lens in their work, they will understand that systemic racism impacts student lives and will start the lifelong journey to do the human work necessary to avoid perpetuating it...

December 2020 Inside the Issue

Open Doors Report International Education Ready to Expand after COVID Recovery Using Data to Pick up the Pieces of the Puzzle Alexandra Guilamo offers easy(ish) approaches to hard questions during the pandemic Leading and Learning In the last of this year’s Pass the Mic series, Kia Myrick McDaniel examines the practitioners, systems, and structures in educational equity From Silence to Conversation: Breaking Down the Wall...

Spanish Speakers Up 30%, Learners Up 60%

In the last decade, the number of Spanish speakers worldwide has increased by 30%, largely as a result of population growth in Latin America, and the number of learners of Spanish as a second language has grown by 60%, according to the 2020 edition of Spanish in the World, published by the Instituto Cervantes. The yearbook records that more than...

Research Reveals Children’s Linguistic Superpower

A young boy smiling in a hospitla bed, wearing a protective helmet after brain surgery.
Infants and young children have brains with a linguistic superpower, according to Georgetown University Medical Center neuroscientists, who found that unlike adults who use a specific areas in one or the other of their brain’s two hemispheres to process most discrete neural tasks, young children use both the right and left hemispheres to do the same task. This may...

Celebrate UN International Literacy Day

Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond International Literacy Day 2020 focuses on “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond,” especially on the role of educators and changing pedagogies. The theme highlights literacy learning in a lifelong learning perspective, and therefore, mainly focuses on youth and adults. The recent Covid-19 crisis has been a stark reminder of...

Newsela and NWEA to Partner

Newsela, a K–12 instructional content platform, has announced a partnership with NWEA to help teachers meaningfully differentiate instruction and engage all learners at a time when widening learning gaps call for even more tailored instruction. NWEA’s MAP Growth reading assessment gives educators the data needed to understand what students are ready to learn. That same data can now be...

How Schools Can Help Children Recover from COVID Closures

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented challenge for America’s K-12 schools. As policymakers and practitioners struggle to respond, they are weighing significant uncertainty and trade-offs that arise because of education, health, and budgetary concerns. The consensus is that students learned less during the spring’s school building closures, and the learning losses were especially great for students with less access to...

Dismantling Racism: Working from the Inside Out

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America is crying everyone’s tears. Crying because of all she stands for—the freedom, liberty, and opportunity that has not been genuinely extended to all. The recent senseless killings of Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, by police officers, one by a retired officer, have stoked the flames of protests and calls for immediate action. The world watched...

California Federation of Teachers Takes on Billionaires; Aims to Reset Inequity in California

With little new revenue in the budget deal reached between Governor Newsom and the Legislature yesterday, today the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) released a new research brief, “Resetting Inequity in California,” that argues California needs progressive, substantial, and equitable new sources of revenue in place of potential school cuts that may make it all but impossible to safely...
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