A powerful convergence: Community schools and early childhood education 

The most successful elementary schools partner with community organizations to support young children and their families beginning in early childhood. By David Jacobson In many cities and towns across the United States, elementary schools are [...]

Looking to near peers to guide student discussions about race

To engage high school students in learning about racial identity and difference, ask college students to lead the discussion. By Donna Rich Kaplowitz, Jasmine A. Lee, and Sheri L. Seyka A black student tweets at [...]

Less arguing, more listening: Improving civility in classrooms

A study of classroom deliberations in four high schools shows what can go wrong when teachers neglect to prepare students to argue in a civil manner — and it suggests ways to do better.  By [...]