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Jan 20, 2016

Big things for English learners in David Douglas

In David Douglas nearly one in ten students are classified as dual language learners (which is twice the national average) and over 70 languages are spoken by these students, and their families.

  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Quality Educators
Dec 7, 2015

Four truths that matter

Garcia, who is Chicana and Laguna Pueblo from New Mexico, began by introducing four principles, or truths, that should guide all educators and policymakers. The first is simple, she said: what we put in front of students matters.

  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Educator Workforce
  • Quality Educators
  • Presentations
  • Accountability
Dec 3, 2015

Getting it right is not impossible: The need for leadership at all levels

Keynote Peter Cunningham, executive director of Education Post and former assistant secretary for communications and outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, kicked off the event with a talk that ranged from electoral politics to funding equity to professional development.

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Student Success
  • Events
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Educator Workforce
  • Quality Educators
  • Presentations
  • Policy
  • Accountability
Sep 3, 2015

Making college accessible for all

We know college is important—especially for low income and underrepresented populations—and we have made college readiness a priority in our schools. However, the price of college, and fear of college debt, discourages capable students from enrolling in college. 

  • Student Success
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Accountability

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