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NYC is making a big investment in culturally responsive education. It benefits all of us. 

I work to create lessons that allow students to be seen and understood in a way that I never was.

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‘It’s imperative that we listen’: What the Rittenhouse verdict meant in 5 classrooms

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Unlike Kyle Rittenhouse, Black teens don’t get the benefit of the doubt

Friday’s verdict had me thinking of three other 17-year-olds: Kalief Browder, Trayvon Martin, and Chrystul Kizer.

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Tennessee nails down rules for disciplining teachers, withholding money from schools that teach banned concepts about racism

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Teachers: How will you talk to your students about the Rittenhouse verdict? We’re listening.

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For this West Philadelphia teacher, racial justice is at the core of her work

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Detroit school district pushes back against anti-CRT legislation

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After school shooting, Memphis police chief says she’s open to a district ‘peace force’

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Report: Indy’s Black and Hispanic children face a ‘chronic lack of access’ to quality education

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Some IPS police see themselves as educators; students and teachers do not

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Memphis school board is divided over school policing agreement

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Q&A: Chancellor Porter talks COVID safety, segregation, and discipline

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Tennessee law restricting classroom discussions on race inspires passionate, poignant and enraged feedback

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More Black male teachers needed, says speaker at Memphis Education Fund conference

COVID devastated many Latino families. During Hispanic Heritage Month, tell us how your school community has supported you.

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After a rise in hate crimes, some Asian New Yorkers are nervous about returning to school

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

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Some Philadelphia teachers stand firm on teaching about race

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It’s time for teachers — and textbooks — to capitalize the “B” in Black

The fight for capitalization has been going on for decades, but curriculums have been slow to adapt.

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Pennsylvania court to allow some evidence of racial disparities in landmark school funding case

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Efforts to restrict teaching about racism and bias have multiplied across the U.S.

Chalkbeat is tracking efforts to restrict teaching about race and bias in schools, as well as efforts to expand it, on this map.

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Pennsylvania districts should use federal stimulus to improve teacher racial diversity, educators say

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We need to meet the needs of Black civics students like me

Amid attempts to ban critical race theory and suppress the vote, schools must prioritize teaching young African Americans how to engage in democracy.

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A Bronx principal turned congressman unveils Green New Deal for nation’s schools

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