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COSEBOC will not push the Mute button

Why are we mute? This was the powerful essential question that Harry Belafonte asked as he received the prestigious Spingarn...
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Bullying Resources Available in Spanish

StopBullying.gov, an initiative of the US Department of Education's Office of Safe and Healthy Students, has launched a new Spanish...
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The Expanded Success Initiative School Design Fellowship

The Expanded Success Initiative School Design Fellowship will design and launch a breakthrough high school model whose outcomes are measured by...
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Quality Counts 2013 Focuses on School Climate and Discipline

On January 10, 2013, Education Week released its annual Quality Counts publication. This year’s report, Quality Counts 2013: Code of Conduct—Safety,...
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Professional Athletes Wellness Group

In the past week we have been exposed to yet two more tragic incidents in the world of professional sports....
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Successful School Practices

I’ve just finished three different pieces that include lists of successful practices of inner city schools. The first is a...
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Hip Hop Professor joins with Hip Hop Star

I've always been a bit wary of bringing the street into the classroom; not because I thought it was a...
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Rethinking School Discipline

On November 6, 2012, Education Week featured an article entitled, "Suspended in School: Punished But Still Learning" to highlight schools...
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From Alfred Tatum on Literacy

(Re) Authorizing Literacy Practices for African American Boys by Alfred W. Tatum, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago The education...
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How Black Boys with Disabilities End Up in Honors Classes – While Others without Disabilities End Up in Special Education

Ivory A. Toldson, Ph.D. “Among the nearly 40,000 black male 9th graders currently in honors classes, 2.5% have been told...
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President Obama’s Executive Order on White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans

It’s interesting what makes news or what makes an event news. If it’s not picked up the main stream presss...
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Noguera on Single-Sex Schools and Schools that Succeed

Pablo Noguera, Director of New York University’s Metropolitan Center for Urban Education  in a recent opinion piece for Ed Week and Phi...
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