Diversity

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Alana Ramadan tests Ron Darius Sledge, a kindergartner, in the hallway at Harvest Preparatory School in Minneapolis.
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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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Dena Simmons, the director of education at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, says teachers can create environments in which all students can thrive.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
Some teachers are using the debates over the removal of statues of Confederate heroes to bring alive lessons about post-Civil War history.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
Schools must adjust to changing demographics by creating diverse learning environments, writes Tammy Wawro, president of the Iowa State Education Association.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
A federal judge will allow Gardendale, Ala., to form its own school district of mostly white students in spite of her criticism that city leaders are doing so as a way to control racial demographics in public schools.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
To close the achievement gap for low-income black students, we need a more diverse teaching force, writes Rafiq R. Kalam Id-Din II.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
"Executive coaching" is designed to help retain and groom male teachers by helping them navigate the specific challenges facing minority classroom leaders.
April 26, 2017 – Education Week
Middle-class parents are more adept than low-income families at navigating the social networks that link their children to school opportunities.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week

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