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'Do I Have to Take This Test?'
Leena Hasbini, a college counselor at a private high school in West Palm Beach, Fla., describes how students react to excessive testing—and why she left the public school system. (January 23, 2015)
John Lacarbiere, a New Orleans teacher, performs his poem “August 29th.” (August 19, 2015)
New Ferguson Superintendent Takes On Schooling Inequities
Joseph Davis, the new superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, discusses why he applied for the job after Michael Brown’s shooting death and his plans to work with the community to transform the school system. (September 15, 2016)
What Is Grit? Should Schools Be Judged for How 'Gritty' Students Are?
University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth previews her keynote discussion on grit and the role it plays in the success of students, educators, and schools. (May 25, 2016)
A Lesson in Humanity: Children's Diaries of the Holocaust
Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, discusses how children's accounts of the genocide serve as a powerful reminder of the dehumanizing effects of racism, bias, and prejudice. (October 27, 2015)
Voices of History: Sylvia Mendez
Sylvia Mendez was 9 when her father became a plaintiff in a lawsuit that forced the Westminster school district, in Orange County, Calif., to allow children of Mexican descent to attend schools with white students. (May 13, 2014)