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Preparing All Students for College - Meet a 2017 Leader to Learn From
As chief program officer for Texas' IDEA Public Schools, Dolores Gonzalez designed an academic program to put the charter network's 30,000 students-many of them English-language learners-on a firm path to college.
Schools Named After President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama
Across the country, school have honored the Obama's legacy by taking their name. These schools are scattered across 11 states and concentrated on the East and West coasts. (January 19, 2017)
An Unwavering Advocate for Racial Equity in Schools
John D. Marshall, the chief equity officer in Kentucky’s Jefferson County Public Schools, unmasks racial inequities and demands policy changes to support students of color and those who are poor. (February 22, 2017)
Engaging, Encouraging, and Empowering Young Black Men
Christopher Chatmon, the deputy chief of equity in California's Oakland Unified School District and a 2015 Leader To Learn From recognized for his efforts to support boys of color, explains how schools can better serve African-American males.
Hillbilly Elegy Author J.D. Vance on Poverty and the Opioid Epidemic
J.D. Vance, author of the bestseller Hillbilly Elegy, A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, rose from working-class Appalachia to Yale Law School. He spoke to Education Week about poverty, the opioid epidemic and education. (January 6, 2017)
Using “Hamilton” in the Classroom
In New York City, 400 public school teachers got free tickets to “Hamilton" and the chance to bring the musical's historical themes and lessons about immigration and diversity into the classroom. (March 27, 2017)