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A Liberatory Library: Connecting Through Our Differences

Providing book lists for elementary, middle and high school ages, Julia E. Torres explains why reading books by and about...

Published: September 1, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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Working Toward a Liberatory Education System: Q&A with Laura Hilger

Liberatory education can mean different things to different people. Here’s how one of our teaching and learning directors sees it.

Published: August 10, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Six Areas Where Policy Is Advancing Student-Centered Learning

Watch a conversation about states passing student-centered education policies from the six areas of interest.

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A Conversation About a Liberatory Future of Learning

Forecast authors walk through KnowledgeWorks forecast on the future of learning.

Published: June 14, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity, Future of Learning
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Students Talk Equitable and Personalized Learning in Remaking Tomorrow Podcast Takeover

In this takeover of a podcast about the future of learning, we hear from those closest to learning: students.

Published: May 5, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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What is liberatory education?

What is liberatory education? Let's break it down with the work of Zaretta Hammond and Rapheal Randall.

Published: March 31, 2022
Topics: 101, Education Equity
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Routes not Ruts: Detracking Our Paths to Equity

Debunking myths that reinforce tracking and showing how personalized, competency-based learning pathways can replace it

Published: March 16, 2022
Topics: Education Equity
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The Fast Track to COVID Recovery Is Not Through Tracking

How state and local policymakers can dismantle tracking and build more student-centered, equitable education systems

Published: February 9, 2022
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy
Article
More Than a Word

How we’re changing the way we work to center the needs, interests and passions of each student.

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Unlocking the Potential of College in High School for Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities belong in college in high school programs, too.

Published: November 18, 2021
Topics: Early College High School, Education Equity
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Personalized, Competency-Based Learning Can and Should Replace Tracking – Here’s Why

Explore a series of 13 comparisons to demonstrate how tracking can and should be replaced with personalized, competency-based learning.

Published: November 16, 2021
Topics: Education Equity
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Let’s Face It: Tracking Is Intentional Systemic Inequity

Why tracking is problematic and what we can do about it.

Published: November 2, 2021
Topics: Education Equity
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For Strong Classroom Culture, Educators Need Support Navigating Social-Emotional Learning

To build strong, culturally responsive classrooms, educators need the support of their learning communities.

Published: September 23, 2021
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
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Cast your vote for KnowledgeWorks in the SXSW EDU 2022 PanelPicker

KnowledgeWorks has submitted three sessions to SXSWedu 2022. Voting to select conference sessions begins now and the process only takes...

Published: August 10, 2021
Topics: Education Equity, Education Policy, Future of Learning, Systems Change
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Where Do We Go From Here? Navigating Our Current World of Learning

What can education communities learn from COVID, and what are actionable strategies for education leaders to use? Here are some...

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Why You Don’t Want a Return to Normal This School Year

Our children have faced unprecedented disruption in their lives and in their learning. They deserve something better than an awkward...

Published: July 8, 2021
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
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Bringing Justice and Equity into Education

Gregg Seaton and Jason Swanson discuss contested power and how education leaders can help rethink systems and stakeholders.

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Centering Black Voices and Shifting Power: An Interview with the Black Mothers Forum

Janelle Wood from the Black Mothers Forum talks with us about how policy can help empower communities of color and...

Published: April 29, 2021
Topics: Community Partnerships, Education Equity, Education Policy
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Educator Development is Worth Paying Attention To: New Resource and Customizable Toolkit to Help

Doing things differently in education is no longer optional, and this new resource can help school leaders and teachers.

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Nevada Centers Equity in Leading Education System Design

Nevada creates Blue Ribbon Commission to help re-imagine an education system that is future-ready, resilient, equitable and student-centered.

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The Stories You Loved in 2020

What did you love this year? What did you find inspiring? What did you find helpful? We've compiled our top...

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Instructional Loss Does Not Equal Learning Loss

What have Arizona districts and state policymakers been doing to ensure success for all learners, even during a pandemic?

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Centering the Student to Decolonize Curriculum

How can educators engage systemically marginalized children? One solution is student voice.

Published: September 22, 2020
Topics: Education Equity