Let's Talk About It, Urban Education

The 5 Outcomes that Are the Real End Game for Staff and Students

Various experiences have given me reason to think more about what it means to be culturally responsive, not just as an educator but also as a human being. The first time I thought deeply about race was probably in high school. I was one of 4 African American students in an honors class, combined English and history. Each seat was…

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3 Questions You Need to Ask Before Teaching at an Urban School

What’s the difference between working in an urban school versus a suburban one? A private school versus a public school? If one were to sit in the teachers’ lounge (or wherever educators convene to honestly converse), one might hear varying concerns depending on where they work. Though there may be some common themes (e.g., budget constraints, student needs, parent involvement,…

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