Rethinking the English Learner...

Jan 15, 2020 by

By Jenny Muñiz – If publicly available data are any indication, English learners (ELs) are perpetually lagging behind their...

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Perspectives on Leadership in ...

Jan 13, 2020 by

Educators’ investment in children dramatically outpaces our investment in their professional lives, training, and wages By Nonie...

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Appropriations Bill Brings a H...

Dec 20, 2019 by

Check out the press release, appropriations bill text, and report for the bill for more details. Congress has finally reached a deal...

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To Help Young Boys of Color, O...

Nov 16, 2019 by

A new coalition builds parents’ advocacy skills to create more supportive schools for their boys Sarah Jackson – In a community...

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To Help Young Boys of Color, O...

Nov 10, 2019 by

A new coalition builds parents’ advocacy skills to create more supportive schools for their boys Claudia Inda By Sarah Jackson...

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Distributed Leadership Practic...

Nov 5, 2019 by

Ingrid T. Colón – Latinx students represent one of the nation’s fastest-growing K-12 student populations, yet, many...

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How a Parent Earned a Bachelor...

Nov 1, 2019 by

Little did Brittany Block know when she decided to go back to college that she would finish a bachelor’s degree in two years....

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A Conversation with Dr. Ryan P...

Oct 26, 2019 by

By Amaya Garcia, Ryan Pontier – Over the past several months, New America has been writing about dual language learners (DLLs)...

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A K-12 Pathway to Bilingualism...

Oct 22, 2019 by

Ingrid T. Colón – Elizabeth Leslie López is a second-year dual language teacher at RM Marrs Magnet Middle School in Omaha,...

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Tuition-Free, Full-Day Kinderg...

Oct 15, 2019 by

Colorado Governor Jared Polis wrote an op-ed kicking off the school year, lauding the successes, and reaffirming the necessity of...

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Understanding Pathways to Grad...

Oct 10, 2019 by

Returning college student’s pathway to graduation The urgency to respond to adult learners is tangible. Colleges and...

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New Brief Highlights Ways to I...

Oct 3, 2019 by

By Ingrid T. Colon – Home visiting programs aim to support the wellbeing of families and their young children by providing...

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Americans Are Split on College...

Sep 24, 2019 by

Analysis of new survey data that shows both Republicans and Democrats agree that greater investment is needed to make college...

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FSA’s Machine Learning Hurts L...

Aug 21, 2019 by

Automated over-selection of low-income students for FAFSA verification is problematic By Alejandra Acosta- This month, many...

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Speaking Other Languages Is No...

Aug 12, 2019 by

San Antonio schools demonstrate you can celebrate students’ different languages and their family and cultural backgrounds. Pauline...

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How Louisiana Uses Early Child...

Jul 14, 2019 by

The Louisiana School and Center Finder, a first-of-its-kind online reporting system that provides a detailed look at accountability...

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Apprenticeship and Opportunity...

Jul 7, 2019 by

One nurse’s story shows how apprenticeship can open doors of opportunity in the profession. By Ivy Love- Though Alexis Barba...

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Why Increasing Teacher Diversi...

Jun 26, 2019 by

Roxanne Garza – New America is exploring recruitment, preparation, and retention strategies that educator preparation programs,...

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Building on Pre-K Success with...

May 22, 2019 by

Abbie Lieberman – This is the fourth blog in a series on professional learning for elementary school principals. A new blog...

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Closing the Evidence Gap in Hi...

May 6, 2019 by

By Clare McCann – This blog post highlights some of the key challenges in a new report, Closing the Evidence Gap: Doing More of...

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