Diversity

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Alana Ramadan tests Ron Darius Sledge, a kindergartner, in the hallway at Harvest Preparatory School in Minneapolis.
—Ackerman + Gruber for Education Week

Data and the Debate Over Diversity in Charters

Charter schools have long been criticized for a lack of diversity, but a national analysis reveals the degree to which charter schools skew toward a certain racial or ethnic group varies greatly from state to state. (June 13, 2016)

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12/01 03:20 pm | ELLs Who Master English Early More Likely to Graduate On Time, Study Finds | An Arizona-based WestEd study found that long-term English-language learners struggled to graduate within four years of entering 9th grade.

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Education Week checks back with Ayat Husseini, a student whose parents were reluctant to to let her leave home to attend her first-choice college.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Advocates worry that the incoming Trump administration could scale back federal civil rights enforcement in education after nearly eight years of high-profile attention to the subject.
November 30, 2016 – Education Week
Young black teenagers embrace computers as integral to their futures, but they need more opportunities to learn to code and innovate with technology, according to a national survey.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week
In the wake of Donald Trump's election, reports of racist incidents are emerging from the nation's schools and universities, including students who chanted "white power" and called black classmates "cotton pickers."
November 11, 2016 – AP
Official school tours don't start at the national museum until 2017, but classes are already flocking to the museum and tapping its resources.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
Rising test scores and shrinking achievement gaps are among the bright spots in the latest science results from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
November 2, 2016 – Education Week
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Academic and emotional supports are needed to help gifted students from low-income families thrive at public residential schools.
October 26, 2016 – Education Week
Nearly 20 years after voting to restrict bilingual education in a state with more than 1 million schoolchildren who don't speak English as their first language, California voters appear poised to reverse that ban.
October 12, 2016 – Education Week
Teachers, parents, and school leaders have a role in fostering student empathy, particularly when children are very young, writes Jessica Sager.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week

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