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Stay updated on recent work to ensure all children an equitable education.

Recent Blogs

  • Congress Must Invest in Safe, Healthy, Inclusive Schools

    We know school policing and harsh, exclusionary school discipline practices harm students, so we joined 90 civil rights and education organizations to call on Congress to advance critical legislation to provide safe, healthy, and inclusive school climates.

  • What the Build Back Better Compromise Means for Children and Families

    The compromise bill includes important generational investments to boost families’ economic stability and reduce racial inequities in income, housing, education, and health care that disproportionately harm Black, Latino, and Indigenous children. However, it leaves out important investments to ensure children and families have what they need to thrive.

  • Don’t Put Youth Education in Handcuffs Too!

    Youth are still growing and learning at such a young age. They should not be subjected to such a harsh punishment because that affects them long-term. Placing them in juvenile detention centers does more damage especially when these centers are not equipped to truly help them on their educational journey.

Child Watch® Columns

  • Training Excellent Teachers

    “It’s about culturally responsive instruction and pedagogy . . .When they come into the classroom, each student has genius-level talent. Culturally, if you meet them […]

  • Bridging Gaps This School Year

    “To America’s children, families, and educators, the last two school years have not gone the way you planned. You’ve missed chances to connect, share, and […]

  • The Moton School Legacy

    As a teenager, many of Barbara Johns’s wildest fantasies were about a surprising subject: a new school. “My imagination would run rampant — and I […]