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Lakisha Young, a former KIPP employee, launched The Oakland REACH to help underserved San Francisco Bay Area families advocate for their children.

Beyond Bake Sales

Parent activist groups, many led by women of color, emerge as a significant new force nationwide.
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Time to Pull the Plug on Traditional Grading?

Supporters of mastery-based grading say it could promote equity
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From Zero Sum to Positive Sum

In the current system, some students succeed at the expense of others. It doesn’t have to be that way.
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Marcus Foster Raised Expectations for All Students

Historian John P. Spencer on one of the first Black superintendents of a large urban district
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Meet the Metaverse

A New Frontier in Virtual Learning
The San Francisco school- board recall effort was led by parents Siva Raj (left) and Autumn Looijen.

School Board Shakeup in San Francisco

Arrogance, incompetence, and woke rhetoric trigger successful recall effort
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“It Felt Like Guerrilla Warfare”

Student achievement levels in the Nation’s Report Card: a brief history of “basic,” “proficient,” and “advanced”
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End the Birthday Bias

Age allowances in high-stakes tests are a proven boost for fairness

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