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“He Named Me Malala”: Understanding student activism through film – Lesson Plan

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Subject(s) English, Social Studies, U.S. History, Civics Estimated Time: One to two 50-minute periods Grade Level Grades 7-12 Objective Using the documentary “He Named Me Malala”…read more

Home visits for new mothers helps baby brain development

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How much of an influence does a baby’s environment and care have on how they later do in school and as…read more

Urban-Suburban school desegregation program seen as model

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More than 60 years after the United States Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools in Brown vs. Board of Education, data shows that many school districts s are more segregated than ever — with some key exceptions. Continue reading

Addressing segregation in U.S. schools

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Sixty-one years after the Supreme Court outlawed segregation in schools in the United States, many students today attend schools with stark racial and economic disparities. Continue reading

Storytelling helps young English learners grow

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Young children from families newly arrived in the United States often do not speak English at home, making it harder for them to learn. Continue reading

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