Month: April 2017

There is widespread consensus that high quality pre-kindergarten programs can provide sizable benefits for young children and their families. For Hispanic[1] families the positive effects of pre-kindergarten on children’s school readiness outcomes appear to be even stronger. Despite these benefits, prior studies have found that Hispanic children consistently participate in early care and education (ECE)
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Like many other U.S. educators, Tim Walker* thought the schools in Finland sounded almost “mythical.” The rejection of high-stakes testing, a curriculum based on critical thinking and problem-solving, smaller classes, the time reserved for collaboration between teachers – these are just few of the pillars of a system that has been heralded around the world. In 2013, Walker moved to
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Andrea D. Lewis is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Education Department at Spelman College in Atlanta, Ga. In her latest book, Preservice Teachers, Social Class, and Race in Urban Schools published by Palgrave MacMillan, she explores her experiences growing up as a post-civil rights Black student in a middle-class, White community who went on to teach
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