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Principals in urban communities need to actively respond to a report by the U.S. Department of Justice that details how police routinely discriminate against black children and adults, writes David DeMatthews.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
The NAACP's call for no new charters places them on the wrong side of history, writes Howard Fuller.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Educator Christopher Emdin talks to Education Week Commentary about what white teachers who engage with students "in the hood" need to know.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Our national parks offer educational opportunities to narrow the "experience gap," write Milton Chen and U.S. National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Teachers and their unions should play a greater role in determining who remains in the profession, writes former district superintendent Marc F. Bernstein.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
To fulfill their mission of innovation, charter schools shouldn’t stick to one model, write Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, and Brandon L. Wright.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Student-centered classrooms that use problem-based learning and differentiation are not all that they’re cracked up to be, writes teacher Brian Field.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
Teachers can play a role in improving mental-health outcomes for students as long as they have the tools to do so, writes Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk.
August 24, 2016 – Education Week
K-12 schools should rethink math instruction to better match the skills most students will need for their careers and lives, writes Mike Schmoker.
August 12, 2016 – Education Week
Under ESSA, states must now account for the unique challenges of measuring the academic growth of homeless, foster, and military-connected students, write two data consultants.
August 10, 2016 – Education Week

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