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2014 - Every Child Included -
Meet the Urgency of Education through Secondary Public Schools
Articles for Educators
Most of us know that significant achievement gaps in education still exist among students in many schools and districts across the country. For many years it has impacted African American, Hispanic and Low Income youth and their communities, particularly in the inner cities – large and small. It has impacted employability, home ownership, economic development, post-secondary education, rates of conviction and more. We can accelerate the academic improvement necessary among African American, Hispanic and Low income students in our public schools.
2014 - Every Child Included - The Systemic Discovery
I think we are still in a society that seeks to find those that are already the best or willing to be the best. We find them. We recognize them. We set ourselves and our programs up to make them a part of our success. It is easy to pay attention to the students who seem to want to learn. As parents, as teachers and as other participants in the educational process, we do that very well. We often do that at the expense of including every student.
2014 - Every Child Included - The Time Has Come
The education of the youth in this country is as critical as it has ever been in our history. It seems as though technology is moving faster than we can learn to apply it. However, we must be available and knowledgeable to apply it. Many of us have just become parents of school-aged youth. Many of us have children who are about to graduate from high school and everything in between. Some of us are educators; some are school and school district administrators as well as administrators in state departments of education.