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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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A leadership program for young Black men looks to confront racism in law enforcement. Corey Mitchell explains.
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
School districts must make amends for their racist history, writes Daarel Burnette II. What should that look like?
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
Teachers need spaces to explore how power dynamics have shaped the subjects they teach, explains Sarah Schwartz.
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
Anti-racist school leadership is about becoming more racially aware and taking action, explains Denisa R. Superville.
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
Young people deserve a say in how to keep their communities safe, writes high school student M’munga Songolo.
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
When a student noticed that no one was teaching her classmates about racism, she took matters into her own hands, Catherine Gewertz reports.
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
Understanding the Black experience also means seeing white privilege, writes education professor LaGarett King.
September 23, 2020 – Education Week
Black Lives Matter, climate change, family separation? All appropriate classroom topics, writes Christina Torres.
September 30, 2020 – Education Week
If you believe Black lives matter, it's time to stop whitewashing American history, writes Rann Miller.
September 16, 2020 – Education Week
Layoffs that are based on seniority can disproportionately affect Black and brown teachers.
September 30, 2020 – Education Week

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