The road to an equitable world is long. We’ll get there only by devoting our attention to issues of inclusion and justice, and by dismantling unequitable institutions—including education.
It’s the start of a new school year. I hope you’ve taken the time this summer to rest, recharge, and do some of your favorite things.
I was recently doing one of my favorite things—backpacking …
Author: Nathan Breeden
I've spent most of my life thinking about students with disabilities. That may seem hyperbolic, but it’s not.
I wasn’t diagnosed with dyslexia until I was in sixth grade, after years of …
Author: Elizabeth Barker
Please believe me when I tell you there are stacks, shelves, rows, and whole stores’ worth of amazing LGBTQ+ books for kids right now. It’s a golden age of sorts, and as a Black, queer woman, …
Author: Erin Ryan
When I was growing up in Michigan, the summers were hot and sticky. You prayed the evening would bring lightning bugs and a cool breeze.
Despite the high temperatures, my Michigan summers were …
“Ms. Daughtery, I don’t know if I can do it,” he said.
“I’m sure you can,” I answered.
In kindergarten, this student was identified with a learning disability and put into special …
Author: Miah Daughtery
June 1 marks the beginning of Pride Month, a time in which LGBTQ+ people and the allies who support us celebrate the beauty and resiliency of our community.
The history of Pride is rooted in …
Author: Kayla McLaughlin
Like many other American kids, I attended a summer camp where I spent some time outdoors, learned new things, and made long-lasting friendships. At my camp, though, I was introduced to a whole new …
Author: Kat McLaurin
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Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
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Effective literacy instruction must rely on the science of reading and best practices in balanced literacy.
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