equity Tag

Race in America 2020 There were slaves from Africa in the American colonies in the early 1600s.  When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, more than a hundred years later, with its simple, clear and inextinguishable phrase about all men being created equal, he owned...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image="21831" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="link_image" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]On Monday, Maryland lawmakers gathered for a joint committee hearing on legislation that aims to transform the state’s public education system into one of the best-performing in the world. Known as the “Blueprint...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw The OECD's Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests 15-year-old students' abilities in math, reading and science, also measures the relationship between students' socioeconomic backgrounds and their performance. In 2018, the score difference in reading...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the eighth of NCEE's series of conversations on critical topics in education and innovation, Anthony Mackay sits down with Bror Saxberg, vice president of Learning Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, to discuss the intersection of technology,...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the seventh of NCEE's series of conversations on critical topics in education and innovation, Anthony Mackay discusses the future of learning with Michael Stevenson, senior advisor to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) program at the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the sixth of NCEE's series of conversations on critical topics in education and innovation, Anthony Mackay sits down with Rebecca Winthrop, senior fellow and director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution. In her...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] by Jennifer Craw   Many Americans believe that comparisons between performance of students in the United States and other countries are unfair or irrelevant because top-performing countries are homogeneous while the U.S. is uniquely diverse. Yet the latest release from...