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The Achievement Gap

To Take on the Empowerment Gap, We Need to Change the Narrative of Education

Harry Boyte | Posted 08.09.2014 | Education
Harry Boyte

As first-generation college, poor and working class students are exposed to the message of individual success and independence, a strong social class performance gap emerges.

Education Equity: Challenges and Suggestions

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 02.10.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

The practice of equity in education has been less than effective. That is, equity is a difficult ideal to maintain and many strategies attempting to maintain it have fallen far short in the implementation.

Legislators Only Care About White Students, Study Suggests

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.11.2013 | Black Voices

Legislators are more likely to enact education reforms when white students, as opposed to black students, are failing, a recently released study sugge...

Save Our Sons: A Call to Action

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 01.12.2013 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Those who are educated tend to give back to their community more than they take from it. With that being said, what can we surmise by what is happening in high schools around the nation, and especially in places like the Rochester Public School District? A lot!

The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professionals - Part 2

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Education
C. M. Rubin

Today we continue the conversation with someone who understands better than anyone why professional excellence is one of the most vital investments we can make in our children's future: Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers.

The Global Search for Education: More Focus on Change

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.16.2011 | Education
C. M. Rubin

2011-08-16-Screenshot20110816at10.29.10AM.jpg Change is painful. Change takes time. Change is trial and error.

Dear AG Holder, We Want Your Children to Fail

Dennis Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis Danziger

Dear Attorney General Holder, Here's what I know from having taught in big city public high schools for the past 15 years: We want your children to fail. That's the truth.