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Chance the Rapper Talks Education with Illinois Gov

The Grammy Award winner uses his fame to address a system in need

It’s not every day that a rapper makes an appointment with a state governor to…

By Robin White Goode

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Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day!

Books provide a window into the lives of others, a mirror reflecting our own

In his strip, Yang laments that he and his Indian classmate had no books that…

By Robin White Goode

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social-emotional skills training

All Students Need Social-Emotional Skills Training

Not just those who’ve experienced trauma

“Properly applied in schools all the good markers climb: grades, IQ, behavior, student engagement and…

By Robin White Goode

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black boys

Black Boys Build Businesses in the Age of Trump

TBI Kings are taught to conduct all business lawfully and with integrity, while always creating real value for themselves and for others

“Empowering black boys in the age of Trump is about more than reading and math…

By Jared Brown

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Dorothy Counts

Black History Month: Dorothy Counts and School Integration

But the fight to integrate the nation’s schools is current events

Last week I attended a seminar for education journalists and, among many other things, I…

By Robin White Goode

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physics

Let’s Get Physics, Says No. 1 Producer of U.S. Physics Teachers

New Jersey Center for Teaching & Learning makes this complex subject more accessible

They are succeeding. According to a report by Hanover Research, which examined the results of…

By Robin White Goode

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Racial Assault Triggers Solidarity Among Maine Students

High school has many Muslim immigrants from Somalia

In Portland, Maine, one of the least racially diverse states in the nation, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Butler College Prep

Betsy DeVos – Will What Happened in Michigan Happen in New York?

Providing oversight is a key to success, charter school principal says

Betsy DeVos has been U.S. Education Secretary for little more than a week, yet concerns…

By Robin White Goode

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Equipping Our Kids — The STOP Shows How to Interact with Police

This social-emotional curriculum empowers students in Chicago Public schools

That sentence alone needs to give us pause. Bryant doesn’t look suspicious. He’s rather a…

By Robin White Goode

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education

Education Is the Way Out of Poverty

We need to respond to children where they are

Instead, schools should offer a varied curriculum which caters to students who have a range…

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DeVos

How Will Betsy DeVos Affect Your Neighborhood Schools?

Probably not as much as you think

For example, when the Department of Education issued guidelines about school discipline, districts responded. They…

By Robin White Goode

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Grandmaster

First Black Chess Grandmaster Makes Big Move

Maurice Ashley joins board of Chess in the Schools

A big part of the excitement was the presence of Maurice Ashley, a Jamaican native…

By Robin White Goode

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tomorrow's business leaders

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Today

The National Black MBA Association has mentored more than 8,000 students

“People who have mentors in their lives do better in school and make better life…

By Robin White Goode

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education reform

Race and Social Justice in Education Reform

Is it a movement if black and brown people aren’t leading it?

Last week, Rhames sat on the panel Race, Social Justice and Education Reform, one of…

By Robin White Goode

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National Cares Mentoring Movement

National Cares Mentoring Movement – for the Love of Our Children

Susan L. Taylor’s organization works with children in poverty

And that was just the beginning of a powerful evening—the National Cares Mentoring Movement’s For…

By Robin White Goode

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giftedness

Will Your Child’s Giftedness Be Recognized?

Maybe not, if he’s black or brown

Unfortunately, teachers are biased too—one study shows how teachers’ choices and viewpoints often mirror the…

By Robin White Goode

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girls

Girls, at 6, Already Think Boys Are Smarter

What happens after age 5?

A new report suggests that after the age of 6, girls think boys are smarter.…

By Robin White Goode

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required reading

Required Reading — What Do Books Say About Us?

A country’s choices may indicate what it values

Last month the website Ideas.Ted.com posted a list of books that students are required to…

By Robin White Goode

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Education Reform

On the Record with Democrats for Education Reform

This advocacy organization supports leaders who champion high quality public school

Last week I spoke with Shavar Jeffries, the national president of Democrats for Education Reform.…

By Robin White Goode

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segregated schools

Segregated Schools Are Stifling Students of Color

High-poverty schools harm students

Economic Policty Institute researchers have released a comprehensive new report that shows that black and…

By Robin White Goode

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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