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Urban Students

Teacher Prep and Better Resources: How to Reach Urban Students

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 12.02.2014 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Students in urban schools tend to have stereotypes attached to them. Rather than see these students as individual learners, many urban kids and their schools are often thrown into the "lost cause" category.

School Is Sacred

Lori Ungemah | Posted 02.17.2013 | Education
Lori Ungemah

A school is the ultimate place to carry out an act of terror because it symbolizes the deepest elements of what is still good in our society. It symbolizes our beginnings. It symbolizes our future. It symbolizes our dreams.

Yale Grads Launch Experimental Teach For America Alternative

| Neena Satija | Posted 02.14.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. A daycare in every New Haven public school for young mothers. A documentary about the dev...

How and Why Urban Schools Fail to Engage Parents of Color

Patricia A. Ackerman | Posted 08.27.2011 | Education
Patricia A. Ackerman

Changed attitudes, values and behavior are the building blocks of empowerment. So, what needs to happen to fix our schools is not rocket science. Priorities for parent involvement need to be changed and alternative approaches explored.

Cultivate Urban Students in Becoming Entrepreneurial

Randy Miller | Posted 06.01.2011 | Education
Randy Miller

Many of our urban students express that they feel marginalized and shut out from the "American Dream. Why are we not teaching them to become more entrepreneurial?