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Fueling my fire for change in Buffalo

Guest blog by Temara Cross  I intend to be a doctor and practice in the community I grew up in, Buffalo’s East Side. As a 21-year-old Black woman in the United States, I’ve learned that I have to work ten...
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We Refuse to Lose: Tacoma Spotlight

The We Refuse to Lose series explores what cradle-to-career initiatives across the country are doing to improve outcomes for students of color and those experiencing poverty. The series profiles five communities—Buffalo, Chattanooga, Dallas, the Rio Grande Valley and Tacoma—that are...
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Access and Equity in Remote Learning

The topic: do the ends justify the means? The assignment: now that we’ve talked about this question, and why characters in our story have made the choices they did, do you agree? Kevin is frozen in a panic, his mind...
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How Educator Equity Labs Can Support Students

It’s been more than 60 years since Brown v. Board of Education established educational equity as a right in our democracy. Yet that right is still far from reality for America’s low-income students and students of color. One reason for...
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How Can States Ensure Equitable Access to Quality Teachers?

Teachers are the single most important school-based factor affecting student achievement. Unfortunately, low-income students and students of color have less access to effective teaching than other students—a reality that has contributed to massive educational inequity. There’s no question that we...
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