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The Academy Stories/Admissions with Ellen Ann Fentress and Neely Tucker (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Writer-filmmaker Ellen Ann Fentress has spent the last decade capturing ways that the South’s racial past affects in its present. Her current project The Academy Stories/Admissions publishes first-person accounts from students who took part of–or ran away from– school integration since its 1970 start in the South. The essays, collected […]


Returning to School: Mitigation and Mental Health Strategies (National PTA) – VIRTUAL

Attention: State and Local Education Agencies and School Health Personnel On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS), the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to please join a presentation by the […]


A New Path to Education Reform: The Next Chapter On 21st Century Skills (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

The “factory model” of education dominates the majority of American classrooms. Teachers are pressured to improve students’ reading and math scores on standardized tests, but assessments show that scores have remained mostly unchanged since the early 2000s. This model emerged in the early 20th century to mold students for the […]


Board Business Meeting (Montgomery County Board of Education) – VIRTUAL

Draft Meeting Agenda: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/boe/meetings/agenda/2021/20210112%20agenda%20DRAFT%20v5.pdf Watch Board Meetings Live HERE Watch on TV: Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34 , Verizon FIOS Channel 36, and RCN Channel 89. Meetings are rebroadcast at 1 p.m. on the Saturday and Sunday following the meeting.


Leadership Qualities that Result in Positive Student Outcomes (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Explore how positive leadership traits affect the quality of interpersonal and school relationships. Through role playing and case study review, participants will delve into how they can achieve positive family outcomes. Facilitated by Living Life International. Recommended for families of elementary, middle and high school students. Register HERE


Blair HS PTSA: El Grupo LOS PADRES / LOS PADRES Group (VIRTUAL)

      Hispanic Outreach Group               Hola!   (English version below) El Grupo LOS PADRES de la Asociación de Padres, Maestros y Estudiantes de Blair, PTSA, y la Secundaria Blair los invita a nuestra reunión virtual el sábado, 14 de noviembre de 9:00 a 11:00 de la mañana. Hablaremos en […]


What has COVID-19 taught us about the digital and opportunity divides in America’s schools? (Brookings Institute) – VIRTUAL

Join the conversation on Twitter using #DigitalSchools As the COVID-19 pandemic struck, schools across America scrambled to respond. This fall, many K-12 school leaders opted not to resume in-person instruction as the public health risks remained too great. The resulting nationwide shift to online learning has posed many challenges for school […]