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Culturally Responsive For Native American Students

A discussion of approaches to adapt educational practices to support Native American students. https://www.csai-online.org/spotlight/culturally-responsive-instruction-native-american-students

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Minneapolis’s Star-Tribune: Native Students Struggle in Public Schools

‘I feel invisible’: Native students languish in public schools Often ignored in the national conversation about the public school achievement gap, Native American students post some of the worst academic outcomes of any demographic group. By Erica L. Green and … Continue reading

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Registration Open: Overcoming Racism Conference

Registration is open for the annual Overcoming Racism conference at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul. The dates are Friday, November 2nd, and Saturday, November 3rd. Two days of informative discussions on race and equity. http://www.overcomingracism.org/

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The documentary of a year in a Chicago high school, America To Me, focusing on race and culture, will debut August 26th. on the Starz channel. A toolkit has been developed to encourage needed conversations about race and culture in … Continue reading

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Overcoming Racism Conference: Request for Proposals

Propose a workshop! Workshop Proposals can be sent to: https://goo.gl/forms/ES38PGFNwIkl5gzy1 or got to: http://www.overcomingracism.org Save the dates for the 10th annual Overcoming Racism Conference: Overcoming Racism In Spite Of… November 2-3, 2018 at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul ‘Like’ … Continue reading

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Educating Diverse Learners: The Obama Administration Commitment

Recognizing the debate over treatment of immigrants and refugees, and an apparent administration shift in educational focus on supporting students with diverse needs and from diverse backgrounds, it might be helpful to review the Obama administration statement on the importance … Continue reading

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New York Times: Racial Bias in School Discipline

The issue of racial bias in school discipline is one that has received a lot of attention. Many caregivers, educators, counselors, administrators, and psychologists are concerned about a link between involvement in school discipline practices, particularly suspensions and expulsions, and … Continue reading

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