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Leveraging ESSA: Policy Opportunities for English Learners in Illinois
09/07/2016

Leveraging ESSA: Policy Opportunities for English Learners in Illinois

Leveraging ESSA: Policy Opportunities for English Learners in Illinois

The passage of the ESSA includes important accountability provisions regarding English learners (ELs) that further emphasize that the educational experience of and goals for EL students are not an isolated set of challenges. Rather, the ways learn more >

Mississippi Educator Equity Lab
03/28/2016

Mississippi Educator Equity Lab

On March 28th, 2016 the first-ever Educator Equity Lab was held at Jackson State University in Mississippi, where more than one hundred education stakeholders made commitments to ensuring equal access to excellent teachers for the state’s students of color and students from low income backgrounds. learn more >

Report: Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning
10/30/2015

Report: Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

Produced in Collaboration with Jobs for the Future, this report  was written by Pedro Noguera, Linda Darling-Hammond, and Diane Friedlaender as part of the Deeper Learning Research Series: Students at the Center.

The quality of instruction for low-income students and students of color is increasingly learn more >

WEBINAR – California’s Smarter Balanced Scores and the Achievement Gap
10/19/2015

WEBINAR – California’s Smarter Balanced Scores and the Achievement Gap

On Oct. 19th, 2015, EdSource and Partners for Each and Every Child hosted a webinar featuring leading educators and experts who examined strategies for closing the achievement gap in the wake of California’s Smarter Balanced test scores, which were released in September.

 

 

Closing the Achievement Gap learn more >