Powderhouse Studios was supposed to open this fall after winning a $10 million startup grant from XQ Institute. But after nearly seven years of planning, school committee members unanimously rejected the high school. (August 16, 2019)
Teachers have been encouraged to bring more primary sources into the classroom, but those documents are often missing the voices of Native Americans and other historically marginalized groups. (August 19, 2019)
An unexpected friendship with the author and Nobel laureate gave this professor—and her preservice teachers and their middle school students—insight into Morrison’s talents as a teacher. (August 14, 2019)
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Reserving seats for vulnerable, at-risk students would mean fewer chances for other students to enroll in sought-after schools. Guest blogger Jessica Sutter explains why that trade-off is worthwhile. (August 14, 2019)
A group of high school students from Anchorage spent spring break at a remote Native Village as part of an unusual cultural exchange program in Alaska. See what they learned.
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Pearson has announced it will produce all of its college textbooks digitally, first. What does the move signal for curriculum-producers in the K-12 arena? This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (July 30, 2019)
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