“The research never suggests that poor children are incapable of learning or that poverty itself should be regarded as a learning disability. Rather, research suggests that poor children encounter obstacles that often adversely affect
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Have you ever wondered why certain schools seem to have beautiful facilities, an abundance of resources and qualified, tenured teachers, while others, some within the same city, have crumbling infrastructure, limited resources and high
Teacher Diversity is an education crisis. When my grandparents and parents graduated from college and began their teaching careers, teaching was one of the most highly regarded, well respected careers a person could pursue.
In December 2015, Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in a rare bipartisan effort. The ESSA replaces the beleaguered No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and is the first full reauthorization of
I found my first career job in Little San Juan In 1985, I was a young, freshly minted college graduate embarking on my first career job. I would find that job as a language