Desegregation Linked to Closing Achievement Gap
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Desegregation Linked to Closing Achievement Gap

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Year after year in measure after…

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The Ultimate in School Choice or School as a Commodity?
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The Ultimate in School Choice or School as a Commodity?

  (The Washington Post) – Starting next school year, any parent in Nevada can pull…

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America is Criminalizing Black Teachers: Atlanta’s Cheating Scandal and the Racist Underbelly of Education Reform
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America is Criminalizing Black Teachers: Atlanta’s Cheating Scandal and the Racist Underbelly of Education Reform

  (Salon) – Last week, an Atlanta jury convicted 11 teachers and school administrators of…

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Could Common Core Cause a Republican Civil War in 2016?
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Could Common Core Cause a Republican Civil War in 2016?

  (CBS News) – Common Core federal education standards are riling the conservative base, and as the…

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A Different Standard for Black Girls
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A Different Standard for Black Girls

By LeConté J. Dill NNPA Guest Columnist     Nearly 40 years ago, a metaphor…

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To Be Equal: Black Parents Support Common Core State Standards
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To Be Equal: Black Parents Support Common Core State Standards

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and…

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Minority Teachers Abandon Classrooms
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Minority Teachers Abandon Classrooms

Blacks, Latino Educators Find Other Professions by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from…

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Chartering a Better Educational Path
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Chartering a Better Educational Path

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Our public school system is a wreck. It…

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Charter Schools Present Post-‘Brown’ Challenge
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Charter Schools Present Post-‘Brown’ Challenge

  By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1954, Lucinda Todd was…

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Urban Schools Improving Faster Than Rest of US
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Urban Schools Improving Faster Than Rest of US

BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Public school students in the nation’s largest cities…

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