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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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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
In the first weeks of the school year, fatal police shootings have once again raised deep concerns about the relationships between police officers and communities of color. Such events can be difficult to process and discuss for both students and educators.
October 5, 2016 – Education Week
Students of color need more teachers and leaders with whom they share a cultural background, writes Winston C. Cox.
September 21, 2016 – Education Week
A new analysis of federal data finds half of the nation’s chronically absent students are enrolled in 4 percent of school districts.
September 14, 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
Will the NAACP and the Movement for Black Lives' demands to halt new charters sway black support for the sector?
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Without substantial patches to the teacher pipeline, the goal of reaching a broadly diverse teacher workforce likely won't be achieved within the next half-century, according to a new report.
August 31, 2016 – Education Week
Special programs lure students to the United States from the Middle East and North Africa to develop skills in science, technology, engineering, and math.
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
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

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