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An internationally known gifted-education center is scouting—and helping to develop—gifted students in after-school programs and pullout classes in one of Maryland’s most challenged school districts. (December 12, 2019)

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When teachers demonstrate that they support their Black students, all students benefit, writes former teacher Jaleel R. Howard.
July 27, 2020 – Education Week
As the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30, let’s now get busy expanding its promise of equal education to all students, writes Laura Schifter.
July 27, 2020 – Education Week
It’s tiring to be asked to lead conversations about race and racism, teachers of color say. But at the same time, many feel a sense of responsibility to take charge of this work.
July 22, 2020 – Education Week
As schools prepare to reopen, they must address another public health crisis: exclusionary school discipline, argue Thalia González, Alexis Etow, and Cesar De La Vega.
July 17, 2020 – Education Week
The history curriculum is a good place for educators to take the initiative on racial justice, urge history educators Jack Doyle and Chris Doyle.
July 16, 2020 – Teacher
New teachers in high-poverty schools don't get the training they need, write Suzanne Donovan and Bruce Alberts. They and their students suffer for it.
July 13, 2020 – Education Week
Educators have a responsibility to eradicate systemic racism, writes Malcolm J. Gillard. That starts with understanding their role in upholding it.
July 15, 2020 – Teacher
The lesson-sharing platform recently pledged to promote anti-racist resources and provide free professional development. But teachers say the company's content moderation policy still allows for racist resources to remain on the site.
July 15, 2020 – Education Week
Our children see that the law does not apply equally to all, writes lawyer and historian Allison Matulli. It's a lesson that parents and educators can’t ignore.
July 15, 2020 – Education Week
A new EdWeek Research Center survey of 1,150 teachers, principals, and district leaders examines where K-12 educators stand on social justice issues and how to address them.
June 25, 2020 – Education Week

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