On Feb. 9, 2021, the Board of Education voted to begin the safe return to in-person learning for MCPS on March 1, 2021. Note: Families who selected virtual learning on the Preference Survey will not return to school buildings and can remain fully 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 […]
In 1937 Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation here in Montgomery County, gaining equal pay for African American teachers. Join us as Ralph Buglass details this local story. Civil rights icon Thurgood Marshall delivered an early blow to school segregation right here in Montgomery County—gaining equal pay […]
Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education The AU Antiracist Research and Policy Center is proud to partner with First Book and Pizza Hut to present Empowering Educators: A Convening on Racial Equity in Education. Featuring National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds, as well as award-winning educator […]
How Can We Safely Reopen Schools in the Fall? A special event for the education community and parents to dialogue with health experts. Event Description: When COVID-19 began its slow spread across the country, schools in every state shut their doors to help flatten the curve—and they stayed closed for […]
A webinar event for the education community and parents to dialogue with health experts. Event will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2020 7:00–8:15 pm ET.
A conversation with Bettina Love, Gholdy Muhammad, Dena Simmons and Brian Jones about abolitionist teaching and antiracist education. About this Event Haymarket Books is an independent, radical, non-profit publisher. All money we take in goes directly to support our project of sharing ideas for changing the world—a project has never been more […]
“Since striking violates Maryland law, educators at Blair [High School] show support for education funding in other ways.” (Via Blair High School’s Silver Chips Online Newspaper)