Educating Specific Populations

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Educators say students need to feel welcome at school to be successful, but some say they struggle to address barriers to belonging.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
How students feel about their place in school affects behavior, discipline, and academic achievement, a growing body of research finds.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week
Parents, school districts, and advocacy groups say that New Mexico's education system isn't meeting its responsibilities for all students. The trial could upend the way schools in the state are funded.
June 12, 2017 – AP
In an effort to close opportunity gaps, let’s position families to lead the movement for change, writes Veronica Palmer of RISE Colorado.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
Faith-based schools play an integral role in upending the inequality at-risk students face, argues John Schoenig of the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education.
May 31, 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
A mix of school, community, and state partnerships are necessary to treat all students fairly, argues Milwaukee school superintendent Darienne Driver.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
The cost-cutting plan could hasten the departure of families and veteran teachers, bringing an already weakened public education system to its knees in the U.S. territory.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week
Spurred by changes in federal law, states are ramping up and revising English-proficiency testing for students who don't yet communicate fluently in English.
May 24, 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

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