The educational value of a black teacher

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Adapted and reprinted from Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities by Andre Perry, with permission from Brookings Institution Press, © 2020 by Brookings Institution.

‘It’s really hard to parent from behind bars’

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Homework in a McDonald’s parking lot: Inside one mother’s fight to help her kids get an education during coronavirus

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Greenville schools have some of the highest school dropout rates in the state, and Johnson also viewed staying at home as necessary to defend her children’s chances of living an easier life. “I Terri Johnson willed her body not to show signs of impatience.

Coronavirus becomes unprecedented test for teacher-student relationships

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Along with Rose, I contacted a middle and an elementary school teacher to see how they are faring. NEW YORK — Social studies teacher Karen Rose stepped out of New Rochelle High School last month for what will likely be the last time.

Urgency of getting people back to work gives new momentum to ?microcredentials?

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And if we lose someone, instead of being a dropout, they’ll have a certificate. But is it better than being a dropout? Watson Elementary School are also earning stackable credentials — in their case, covering topics such as communication, using data and building leadership skills.

STUDENT VOICE: Black boys need the guidance and mentorship of black male teachers

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Studies show that the effect of having a black male teacher, especially between grades 3 and 5, decreases the dropout rate among black male students by 30 percent and increases the likelihood of black students aspiring to higher education.

Let Evidence Guide the Solutions to Student Absenteeism

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Research illuminates its impact: Elementary school students who miss 10% of school show weaker social skills development, lower reading ability, and higher grade-retention rates. Chronically absent middle schoolers have lower grades and test scores that increase dropout potential.

Students can’t learn if they don’t show up at school

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Third-graders at Alamosa Elementary School in Albuquerque practice reading with first-graders in Carrie Ramirez’s classroom. This is only the second year Alamosa Elementary has been tracking attendance student by student.

School counselors keep kids on track. Why are they first to be cut?

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Aimed at curbing dropouts, improving graduation rates and sending more kids to college and other postsecondary programs, the corps is designed to offset a growing achievement gap in this relatively affluent but increasingly diverse state.

With a teacher like me, ‘Would I have turned out better?’

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Fellows receive monthly stipends that start at $450 and rise each year, up to $700, in an attempt to combat steep post-secondary dropout rates — 33 percent of black college students drop out after one year of college, often because of financial shortfalls. “We’re

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Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” science and student exchange programs through the end of the current budget cycle in 2020.” ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

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Meanwhile, the state has given initial approval for ECOT to become a “dropout school.” Via Edsurge : “20 By 2020: Quizlet ’s Big Revenue Ambitions From Third-Party Content Partners.” ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” (National) Education Politics.

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Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” Via the press release : “ Amazon Announces More Than 10,000 Employee Participants in Career Choice and Expects to Reach 20,000 Participants by 2020.” (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times.