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This Is What Could Close the Achievement Gap Among Young Kids, Study Says

The Huffington Post “A few years of high-quality early childhood education could close the academic achievement gap between low-income and affluent students, a new study suggests … Researchers found that after providing low-income children with quality preschool early in life, … Continue reading

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Marian Wright Edelman on Continuing King’s Work

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Mary C. Curtis – The Root January 21, 2011   Never mind the model of the “Tiger Mother,” Amy Chua’s controversial version of tough parental love pushing sometimes reluctant children to … Continue reading

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Support Principles for Equitable Public Education

From Justice and Witness Ministries, United Church of Christ (http://www.ucc.org/justice/):   NOTE: Action not limited to UCC members.   As a people called to love our neighbors as ourselves, we in the church look for school reform that balances the … Continue reading

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Lost Opportunities: Racial Inequities in Education

Excerpts from Lost Opportunity: A 50 State Report on the Opportunity to Learn In America (Schott Foundation for Public Education). Full report available at http://blackboysreport.org/otlwebsite/national/summary.   In 2008, Given Half a Chance: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education … Continue reading

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