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Education Equity

How can we ensure all students have equal access to opportunities, support, and the tools they need to succeed? Explore and share proven ways to make this happen.

Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

It's critical to keep bias out of the classroom, where no student deserves to be judged by his or her race, socioeconomic class, or gender.

Teachers and Parents: Join the Fight for a Fair and Open Internet

Protecting the open Internet is really about, if we're honest, protecting one of the best things that there is about being young today.

Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Explore ten tactics to help answer those questions.

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Helping Diverse Learners Succeed

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How to Engage Underperforming Students

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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Why Students Need Report Writing?

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Class size: How does it affect learning?

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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The Graduates: Another Film That Shouldn't Be Missed

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips shares why he's so inspired by The Graduates, an Independent Lens documentary for PBS about six Latino high school students and the odds they bravely face in order to graduate.

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Rigorous Project-Based Learning Transforms AP Courses
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Rigorous Project-Based Learning Transforms AP Courses

Through a project called Knowledge in Action, researchers at the University of Washington have been exploring whether project-based learning can help high school students with diverse learning styles understand content more deeply in advanced...

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Happiness: A Key Outcome of Equitable Schools

How might we apply the country of Bhutan's Gross National Happiness index in our schools?

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The New Public: A Film You Have to See

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips has nothing but high praise for The New Public, Jyllian Gunther's evocative, authentic documentary about a struggling arts high school, which airs October 1 on PBS.

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Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Blogger Elena Aguilar offers ten tactics to help teachers answer those questions.

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How to Close the Achievement Gap: Arts Education

Edutopia's Anne O'Brien shares recent findings that indicate the importance and need for arts education.

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Girls and Robotics

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz looks at what happens when girls build robots - and wonders why it doesn't happen more frequently.

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Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom

Blogger Danielle Moss Lee examines the evidence that some teachers are still treating students of color differently.

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Crossing the Digital Divide: Bridges and Barriers to Digital Inclusion

Now that we’ve reached the second decade of the new millennium, how is digital access changing, and what are the implications for schools?

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Resources and Lesson Plans for Financial Literacy

Educators from Ariel Community Academy, in Chicago, have provided lesson plans and web resources to help you get started.

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Addressing Chronic Absenteeism

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares both nationwide data for student chronic absence and ways schools and districts can work to decrease it.

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How Canada Is Closing the Achievement Gap (Education Everywhere Series)
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How Canada Is Closing the Achievement Gap (Education Everywhere Series)

In Ontario, schools have raised their test scores and graduation rates by providing resources such as full-time student success teachers, who help English-language learners and other students in need.

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A Case for Student-Centered Learning

Edutopia blogger Bob Lenz shares Stanford findings that show deeper learning strategies and student-centered practices increase academic achievement.

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Common Sense: An Overview of Integrated Studies
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Common Sense: An Overview of Integrated Studies

More collaboration, critical thinking, and knowledge retention are the fruits of an integrated curriculum.

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