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Michael V. Walker, bottom left, the director of Minneapolis schools' Office of Black Male Student Achievement, greets students before the group heads into a college fair.
—Courtney Perry for Education Week

In Minneapolis, an Effort to Bolster Black Boys

Michael V. Walker's job has a singular purpose: keeping the school system's black male students on a positive academic track. (October 27, 2015)

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Leading a parochial school demands an engaged focus on students' sense of community and character, says Habeeb Quadri.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Recent disputes over schools' treatment of transgender students present complicated questions for educators.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Michael V. Walker's job has a singular purpose: keeping the school system's black male students on a positive academic track.
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
October 27, 2015 - Education Week
A UNESCO report finds that while girls' participation in schooling worldwide has improved, 62 million girls are still denied their basic right to education.
October 20, 2015 - Education Week
Girls who are victims of sexual abuse are often further traumatized by the juvenile-justice system, writes Gina Womack.
October 13, 2015 - Education Week
Susan Hopgood, Lily Eskelsen-García, and Randi Weingarten explain their support for the global "sustainable development goals" adopted recently by the United Nations.
October 13, 2015 - Education Week
The biggest increases from last year to this year were seen in physics and computer science, according to new data from the College Board.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
Michelle Obama's initiative seeks to remove barriers that keep about 62 million girls around the world from attending school.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
High school English teacher Amy Williams says that the role of gender in K-12 school cultures is too little examined, resulting in missed opportunities for professional growth and instructional nuance.
July 21, 2015 - Teacher

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