Category Archives: Featured Publications

How to help African-American males in school: Treat them like gifted students

Far too many boys don’t get the support at home or in the community they need to thrive as adults. Instead, that job falls almost completely on their teachers.

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Teacher Training, Taught by Students

In a role reversal, Ms. O’Bryant and other teachers at Brick Avon Academy are getting pointers from their students this year as part of an unusual teacher training.

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The ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’: It’s Time to Close the Gap

The recent national conversation about our K-12 schools has done a remarkable job of reducing complex issues to simple choices.

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Why Relationship Building is Vital

The recent report by a Chicago-based research group underscores what teachers, principals and student have told me for years

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The trouble with professional development for teachers

The way we provide professional learning experiences and support our nation’s teachers is a running source of debate

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