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Stagnant School Reform, Institutional Racism, and a Return to What Teachers Know

Systemic racism exists in education, but is primarily derivative of cyclical poverty and the inability or unwillingness of the political process to address it. Fixation on test scores has led to little overall progress; new research brings us back to age-old truths about teachers and students, to caring and a sense of belonging. Continue reading

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