by Kat Sánchez, Policy Manager — Reproductive Healthcare
Bold Futures NM

“What? Are you and your muscle going to kick me out? Isn’t that what you people do?”

Nearly verbatim, this was said to me and one of my dearest friends and colleagues at the recent Las Cruces Public School…


by Rosemary Rivera, Co-Executive Director, Citizen Action of New York

As a Puerto Rican growing up in New York City, I knew very well that the existential conditions and educational outcomes for Puerto Ricans were shared with our Black brothers and sisters. We were, after all, experiencing structural racism much in the same way. …


by Keturah Proctor, Educator

If we are focused solely on “learning loss” and “academic deficits” then as a country, we have learned nothing at all from the past year. …


by Mary González and Kathryn Wiley

We are in a power-filled time where political, social, and economic realities have brought us to the precipice of a turning point. …


As the November election approaches and too many students still don’t have access to the high-quality education they deserve, education leaders are calling for action to create a comprehensive and more inclusive education system.

Education 2020 (ED 2020), a coalition of organizations representing educators, parents, children and youth, people of…


What Past School Discipline Reform Suggests About Racial Disparities and Exclusion

by Kathryn Wiley, Faculty Fellow, School of Education University of Colorado Boulder and Yolanda Anyon, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver

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The police-free schools movement entered mainstream consciousness during the recent Summer 2020 Racial Justice…


By Moira O’Neil

Photo by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we asked grandparents to sacrifice themselves for the economic wellbeing of their grandchildren. For example, Lieutenant Governor of Texas Dan Patrick explained that grandparents should be “willing to die to save the economy for their grandkids.” …


Cyrus Driver, Senior Director
Mary González, Associate Director
Partnership for the Future of Learning

Still from CRE Stories film “Race Conversations in the Classroom” via NYU Metro Center and MediaSutra

Right now, a lot of people claim to have the answer to solving the problem of equity in our education system. It seems that equity in education is a value many of us share, regardless of…

Partnership for the Future of Learning

Renewing the promise of public education. For all of us. A network of 200+ orgs & 20 foundations. Amplifying members, sharing stories

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