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Did you know 95% of Latino youth are citizens? More on Latino youth, aged 0-17. #KidsData pic.twitter.com/pWnJ2sNvBZ — NCLR (@NCLR) September 29, 2016 The vast majority of Latino youth are US citizens. Eight out of 10 states with fastest growing Latino populations between 2000-2015 were in the South. Graduation rates are up. All this and more via NCLR's new report #kidsdata.
Like many Washingtonians (from both parties) in those days, [former AFT head Al Shanker] had the capacity to fight you fiercely over issues of disagreement while also teaming up on shared causes... He and I would do battle over vouchers...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton’s College Plan Appeals to the Left, but Educators Have Doubts nytimes.com/2016/09/30/us/… Chicago Teachers Union Sets Oct. 11 Strike Date wbez.org/shows/wbez-new… CTU "delegates took a voice vote so loud it could be heard...Show More Summary
Just imagine being at a school where you sit down, get your education, you get back up, go home, next thing you know you brought bedbugs from school to your home... Just imagine being at a school where your teachers are all sick and tired, and they’re acting like they’re not able to teach because they’re not getting paid for what they do. Show More Summary
Transparent is back -- horrifying and human as ever. And with it, discussion of the lives of trans people in America. “It was only when I started working at the high school that I saw she took a lot of crap,” said one parent. "As the...Show More Summary
DC schools may teach everyone how to ride a bike, but Boston schools are aiming to provide weekly arts education to all middle and elementary Boston public school students. Via the PBS NewsHour.
Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers - WashPost washingtonpost.com/news/education… Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem nzzl.us/HrongSg via @npr_ed Yes, Preschool Teachers Really Do Treat Black...Show More Summary
The pilot for Issa Rae's #Insecure (fall's best new comedy) is streaming early on HBO NOW, HBO GO & HBO On Demand https://t.co/v7Gj4G8Zds pic.twitter.com/CoWUkS6o4l — Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) September 23, 2016 The new HBO series...Show More Summary
One of the most directly school-related items at the newly-opened museum of African-American history in Washington DC: "This simple desk was used between 1925 and 1954 in one of the 5,000 so-called Rosenwald Schools, a network created by Booker T. Show More Summary
Education is about creating opportunity for all our children, not about leaving many behind... I hope that the Legislature, the teachers, and the parents can come together to find ways to make sure all kids in Massachusetts get a first-rate education without pitting groups against each other. Show More Summary
Is K-8 better than middle school or junior high? The whiz kids at TODAY show riff off a New York Magazine article and some recent research. Or watch this CAP event: How Can Public Schools Better Support Talented Students of Color?
Elizabeth Warren against charter school increase | Boston Herald http://ow.ly/E5fo304BBcV MA Senator announces opposition to charter expansion ballot questions pllqt.it/QXauG7 What's next in the wake of Chicago Teachers Union strikeShow More Summary
Medina ISD is putting these signs at each entrance. What they hope to accomplish at 5 on @ksatnews pic.twitter.com/juSCX4qW6F — Garrett Brnger (@BrngerReports) September 16, 2016 In Illinois, they have the signs saying no guns in here. In Texas, it's just the opposite. Via Washington Post.
"Roque, Kasey, and Anthony will surprise, inspire, and challenge audiences to rethink stereotypes of homelessness as they work to complete their educations while facing the trauma of being alone and abandoned at an early age." Read more here. From Independent Lens.
#BlackTwitter: This African American History Museum #AAHM preview made me breathe deeply: "Ancestors are smiling." https://t.co/qymVEJa8dl — Donna Battle Pierce (@DonnaBPierce) September 16, 2016 Count yourself among the very lucky ones if you were at the opening of the African-American History Museum last weekend. Show More Summary
Chicago Teachers Make Moves Toward Strike wbez.org/shows/wbez-new… For Students In Tulsa, Pain Frames Conversation About Video Death of Parent Crutcher npr.org/2016/09/24/495… Brown vetoes bill intended to place more emphasis on test...Show More Summary
Just so you know -- I'm away again today, this first Friday of Fall. That frees you up to get offline, get lots done, and start preparing for the weekend. Septembers are busy, frenetic even. You probably need some down time. See you Monday!
Watch the segment above, then read the Modesto Bee story here.
One of the big stories of the week is the Dignity In Schools campaign launch calling for the removal of most police officers from public schools. So far, the news has been covered by CPI (Coalition calls for end of police presence in...Show More Summary
In this segment, the PBS NewsHour tries to get at the candidates' differences on education. Or read about a disturbing video of kids chanting a racially offensive phrase on a Maryland school bus, via Washington Post.