Equity

4 Tips to make equity visible in your inclusive classroom – Education Article

A MiddleWeb Blog Co-teaching conversations at this point in the year are marked by a reserved urgency. Teachers continue to plan and assess as they progress through the curriculum, while they are also beginning to prepare students for next year’s school experience. Every minute of time we have with our students is so valuable. We must make the most of our instructional decisions so they provide maximum benefit for our classes as a whole and also support the individual strengths…

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Chicago: CTU on Meaning of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Today – Education Article

STATEMENT:For Immediate Release| ctulocal1.orgCONTACT: Chris Geovanis, 312-329-6250, 312-446-4939 (m), ChrisGeovanis@ctulocal1.orgCTU calls on Mayor, CPS to honor MLK by ending educational apartheid 50 years after Dr. King died defending human rights for Black workers and youth, CPS still perpetuates separate and unequal public schools for Black and Brown students, charges CTU. CHICAGO, January 21, 2019—CTU President Jesse Sharkey released the following statement today marking MLK Day – and the ongoing movement to make Dr. King’s life’s mission of peace with justice…

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Be proud of your pockets of innovation. AND… | @mcleod – Education Article

Every school system has pockets of innovation. Those three forward-thinking teachers in the elementary school, that one grade-level team in the middle school, the department that’s really trying to do something different at the high school, that amazing principal over there, and so on. As school leaders we’re proud of – and point to – that cutting-edge work and rightfully so. But we also have to recognize that pockets of innovation mean that inequities exist. What if you’re a student…

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What is education worth? Should France be hiking its university fees for foreign students? – Education Article

Recently, in France, not just the gilets jaunes have been protesting, but also students. Why? Foreign students have just been informed their fees are going to be lifted by around 11 times. The change will see international students who are not EEA nationals – including the UK after Brexit – paying €2,770 for undergraduate studies and €3,770 at master’s and doctoral level. This is a considerable jump from the €170 per year charged currently for undergraduate programs, €243 for master’s…

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