The rapid creation of possibly the coolest new high school in America

It started a few months ago, when a friend asked Austin Beutner, superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, if he wanted to open a new public high school. He wasn’t asking for himself but, rather, on behalf of Andre Young, better known as Dr. Dre, and Jimmy Iovine. Source link  More...

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By admin On Sunday, August 1st, 2021
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Professor: Why I teach the controversial 1619 Project — despite its flaws

These are gruesome details, but they are the sorts of details largely missing from the collective consciousness of the United States when it comes to slavery. More, they are details that can be related to conditions More...

By admin On Saturday, July 31st, 2021
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Title IX protects transgender students, says Education Department

“It could very well be a game-changer,” David Hinojosa, director of the Educational Opportunities Project at the nonprofit Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, said in an email. “States accept More...

By admin On Saturday, July 31st, 2021
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A labor dispute within the National Education Association

It is relatively common for unions to call strikes against employers on behalf of its members — but this isn’t something you often see: The organization that represents staff working at the Washington, D.C., More...

By admin On Friday, July 30th, 2021
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No systemic racism? Look at student achievement gaps in reading.

The percentage of each group’s achievement levels was reported as advanced, proficient, basic and below basic, or very good, good, good enough and worrying. The national results in eighth-grade reading were: More...

By admin On Friday, July 30th, 2021
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Student challenges Florida Gov. DeSantis over critical race theory ban

It’s the latest cultural wedge issue, playing out largely but not exclusively in debate over schools. At its core, it pits progressives who believe White people should be pushed to confront systemic racism More...

By admin On Friday, July 30th, 2021
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School nurses say they are being ignored

Last August, the school in Paulding County, Ga., where nurse Amy Westmoreland work, got national attention when a photograph showing unmasked students packed into a went viral. As cases surged, her efforts More...

By admin On Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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‘Harvard for the masses’ — at a community college in Atlanta

Perimeter has a “laser-like focus on enhancing students’ sense of belonging.” Source link  More...

By admin On Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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Florida’s Republicans keep their attacks on public education right on coming

Let’s not beat around the political bush: Putting former House Speaker Richard Corcoran in charge of Florida education is like hiring Genghis Khan to head the state Department of Corrections. The charter school More...

By admin On Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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N.H. Gov. Sununu backs limits on teaching about race — and a majority of diversity council quits

“We sent you two letters urging you to oppose this damaging legislative proposal, both in its original form and as passed by the Senate, and requested a chance to meet with you to seek a solution that didn’t More...

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