I Owe the Life I Have Today to the U.S.’s Decision a Century Ago to Welcome a Syrian Woman and Her Family

SOURCE As we struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to lapse into self-pity and to forget about other human tragedies, many of which have been made worse by…

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Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice

SOURCE Preteen students can gain confidence in their ability to navigate complex topics by using intersectionality to investigate social issues.By Lorena GermánAugust 11, 2020 Vladimir Vladimirov / iStock As a Dominican immigrant…

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A Tale Of Two Districts: How Schools Are Implementing Anti-Racism Curriculums

SOURCE As schools in the United States try to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic, they're also opening during a racial reckoning across the country. Last month, a Black sixth-grade teacher…

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‘I Had to Stand Up for My Parents’: Your Childhood Memories of Translating for Family

SOURCE Carly Severn. Lina Blanco Jul 30 When a 10-year-old girl named Maggie called KQED Forum recently to ask a COVID-19 question on behalf of her parents, thousands of listeners heard her…

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9 Picture Books for Preschoolers That Celebrate Diversity

SOURCE Books about diverse families teach young children to appreciate—and celebrate—differences in race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.By Gerard ViscoJuly 28, 2020 FatCamera / iStock Every June 12, America celebrates Loving Day, the…

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