Discussion of Lane, Oklahoma

Discussion of Lane, Oklahoma

To discuss episode #2, in which we heard from educators in Lane and Cottonwood Oklahoma, are reading researcher Timothy Shanahan, University of Illinois-Chicago’s Steve Tozer, and Todd Hughes of the Choctaw Nation. https://edtrust.org/the-equity-line/discussion-of-lane-oklahoma/

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Lane, OK: Exposing and Learning from Success

Lane, OK: Exposing and Learning from Success

A small, kindergarten-through-8th-grade district in rural Oklahoma, Lane was identified by Sean Reardon, Professor of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University, as one of the few districts in the country that “grow” its students almost six academic years in five…

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The Importance of High-Quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) for Black and Latino Children

The Importance of High-Quality Early Childhood Education (ECE) for Black and Latino Children

Two recent studies, one about the state-funded Tennessee Voluntary Pre-K program and another from the University of Chicago, have breathed new life into the ongoing discussion around the value of early childhood education (ECE). The conclusion? High-quality ECE, when followed…

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Live! With ExtraOrdinary Districts – A Discussion on District Improvement

Live! With ExtraOrdinary Districts – A Discussion on District Improvement

To kick off Season 2 of ExtraOrdinary Districts, we brought together an all-star panel to discuss school district improvement. Janice Jackson, CEO of Chicago Public Schools, Harvard University’s Ronald F. Ferguson, and University of Michigan’s Nell Duke. The panel, moderated…

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Why We Need to Protect the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) from Secretary DeVos’ Proposed Cuts

Why We Need to Protect the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) from Secretary DeVos’ Proposed Cuts

What happened: The Trump administration proposed several changes to the U.S. Department of Education’s biennial Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC). Public comments are being accepted on the proposal until November 18, 2019. What’s going away: The Department has proposed removing…

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