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Students working on science project

Posted on 03.15.2021

Thinking Like a Scientist: What Educators Can Learn From a Six-Year NGSS Initiative

The recently completed Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Early Implementers Initiative built districts’ capacity to implement the NGSS in grades K–8 and make science a core subject.

Students in High School Classroom

Posted on 02.24.2021

Shedding Light on the Experiences of LGBTQ Students: Sobering Data and Reasons for Hope

A major new study sheds light on the experiences of LGBTQ students in secondary schools — revealing both disheartening findings and glimmers of hope.

Aida Walqui

Posted on 12.11.2020

Improving Education for English Learners: Q&A with Aída Walqui

Read key takeaways from Aída Walqui’s groundbreaking and highly acclaimed career focused on second language learning and teaching.

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