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Science, technology, engineering, and math diplomas open a lot of doors, writes Emilio Pack. But are they open to everyone?
April 24, 2019 – Education Week
Natalia’s American high school has become a refuge from the rocky home life the 17-year-old is experiencing after reuniting with a mother who left her in El Salvador when she was a baby.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
Educators in schools across the United States are working to support migrant students who’ve recently arrived from Central America. But the intensity of their needs can be a strain.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
To pay for rent, food, lawyer’s fees, and still send money home to El Salvador every week, Paty, 18, waits tables in a restaurant while attending high school in Virginia.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
Fernando, 12, is grateful he made it to the United States to reunite with his mother after years apart. But his new life in Maryland is difficult and he misses many things about home, including being a top student in school.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
When instruction feels relevant to students' lives, amazing things can happen, writes veteran educator Eugene Butler Jr.
April 5, 2019 – Education Week
Some teachers simulate slavery in their classrooms to try to foster empathy. But in practice, many educators say, these activities can minimize horrific events, recreate racist power dynamics, and cause emotional hurt to black students.
April 10, 2019 – Education Week
Kindergarten readiness is highly subjective, but the concept has real consequences, writes Stanford University’s Deborah Stipek.
March 26, 2019 – Education Week
It isn't enough to "love all students," writes the University of Georgia's Bettina L. Love.
March 20, 2019 – Education Week
Special education students need more support, but so do their teachers, writes high school teacher Josh Brown.
March 13, 2019 – Education Week

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