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20 Educators and Resources Pushing for Progress

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We believe it is crucially important to harbor a deep commitment to equity--not just in terms of access to education, but as a fundamental aspect of our belief in the value of every human life. Here are some of the people we look to for inspiration.

Working To Bridge The Digital Divide

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Even though many Americans are online daily, the digital divide for low-income households continues to be a challenge. Today, Comcast announced additional features to its high-speed internet adoption program for low-income families to help work toward bridging the divide.

Closing The Achievement Gap With The Power of Data

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The Education Equality Index (EEI) site recently released its national data analysis findings, providing insights from high achieving schools that could help close long-standing achievement gaps for students from underserved communities.

Supporting English Learners in K-12 Classrooms

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In this podcast, Dr. Bernadette Musetti shares benefits of bilingualism, programs or innovations in education that move emerging bilingual students forward and common myths or misconceptions about teaching emerging bilinguals and English learners.

Transforming Border Learning Experiences: New Tech Network in El Paso

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Emily and Tom spend the day at Oso New Tech in El Paso, Texas to learn more about how they are personalizing learning through project-learning for all students.

Getting Smart Podcast | Why Language Learning Matters: Parent and Student Voices

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Parent and student perspectives are often left out of education conversations, so in this episode of the podcast, we capture ideas and insights around language learning from several members of these two important education stakeholders.

Improving Connectivity to Create Powerful Learning Experiences

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By: LaShona Dickerson. Lafayette Parish School System is the sixth largest district in Louisiana, and our outdated network made it impossible to provide connectivity for so many. Here is how we addressed our challenge and the lessons we learned along the way.

Smart Review | Tested: An Education Documentary

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This documentary follows New York City middle school students as they prepare for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT), hoping to be one of the very small group of students admitted to three prestigious specialized NYC high schools.

3 Ways to Connect to Students with Emotional Challenges

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By: Jamie Reese. The students I work with at Mountain View Elementary range from kindergarten to third grade, and come to me with emotional challenges ranging from mood disorders to PTSD. Here, I discuss how I help them feel comfortable enough to learn.

10 Strategies Promoting Digital Access and Equity

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Tremendous progress has been made in K-12 education over the last 20 years, but challenges remain in developing new personalized learning models. Here are 10 strategies that promote excellence and equity in K-12 schools in the digital learning age.

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