23 May An Unusual Idea for Fixing School Segregation

By: Rachel Cohen Source: The Atlantic Many proposals for addressing school segregation seem pretty small, especially when compared to the scale and severity of the problem. Without the power of a court-ordered desegregation mandate, progress can feel extremely far off, if not altogether impossible. Some even believe—understandably though...

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23 May ‘Why are we screening children? I don’t get that’: Chancellor Carranza offers harsh critique of NYC school admissions

By: Monica Disare Source: Chalkbeat New York City’s schools chief expressed a fundamental critique of the school system on Wednesday, arguing that sorting students by ability is “antithetical” to public education. “I think the very fact that we’re talking about screening is an issue,” Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza...

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23 May How To Have True Inclusion

By: Stacey Pusey Source: eSchool News Too often, an “inclusive education” for students with complex support needs means helping them take part in a single class activity before they go off to a different classroom or focusing on a single learner while other similar students remain on...

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