When neighborhood school maps are influenced by decades-old segregationist housing policies, how are today’s leading educators creating equalities? To start, many are taking a honest look at redlining and how that’s played a part in creating segregated schools.
In their January report, The Brookings Institution is arguing that 5G is capable of being the great equitizer for communities of color.
Fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks, set to soon deploy, are the next advancement in mobile broadband, replacing 4G LTE technology. Not only faster, 5G is much more capable of handling large amounts of data.
First and foremost, I hope everyone enjoyed some wonderful quality time with family and friends over the holidays. This new year was an especially important one for me because it capped off an incredibly exciting year in our organization.
One of the promises of school choice is that the freedom it creates is supposed to benefit all families, opening up new pathways for underserved or disadvantaged groups. But historically, that hasn't always been the case.
If they weren't there already, it seems that across the country, school district budgets are in terrible shape. And it might only get worse. Largely, school operating costs are rising – while overall funding is retracting. And in some places, the cuts are coming from more than one side.