Addressing Incidents of Bias in Schools: A Guide for Preventing and Reacting to Discrimination Affecting Students

There’s a growing concern about discrimination and hate crimes taking place across the country. While incidents of bias can occur anywhere, it’s especially troubling when it happens in our schools. Discussing race and discrimination can be difficult for the most seasoned of professionals, however, that discomfort should not prevent important conversations from taking place. This…

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How Can We Ensure That All Children Have Excellent Teachers?

The U.S. Department of Education has renewed its focus on ensuring that all students, especially those in under-resourced communities, have access to excellent educators. By June of 2015, all states must engage education stakeholders on locally-developed solutions to ensure every student has effective educators. This discussion starter is designed to help educators, administrators and other…

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